Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID860818
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyEscambia
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Big Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePerdido Bay
HUC8 Number03140107
HUC10 NameWolf Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0314010702
HUC12 NamePerdido Pass-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number031401070204
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27625
Author:Byron, D., K.L. Heck, Jr., and M.A. Kennedy
Date:2014
Title:Presence of juvenile lionfish in a northern Gulf of Mexico nursery habitat.
Journal:Gulf of Mexico Science
Volume:2014
Issue:1-2
Pages:75-77
CommentsDepth = ~1m. Habitat = seagrass.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size15 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2022].

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