Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
(lionfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID849077
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Sebastian Inlet, in the rockwall on the west side of the wading pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameSt. Sebastian River-Vero Beach Main Canal Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020303
HUC12 NameSt. Sebastian River-Indian River
HUC12 Number030802030307
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27288
Author:Schofield, P.J.
Date:2015
Title:Florida Atlantic lionfish records, derived from REEF sighting reports
Publisher:US Geolgoical Survey
CommentsNo size or habitat reported.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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