Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID849079
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, near finger channels feeding into Biscayne Bay/northern patch reefs between 6 and 7
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020617
Map
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Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyEstimated
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
CommentsSpecimens killed and left in ocean. No size, numbers or dates given. Year of sighting estimated from date of report submission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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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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