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Whitfield, P.E., T. Gardner, S.P. Vives, M.R. Gilligan, W.R. Courtenay, Jr., G.C. Ray, and J.A. Hare. 2002. Biological invasion of the Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) along the Atlantic coast of North America. Marine Ecology Progress Series 235:289-297.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 13502
Type: Journal Article
Author: Whitfield, P.E., T. Gardner, S.P. Vives, M.R. Gilligan, W.R. Courtenay, Jr., G.C. Ray, and J.A. Hare
Date (year): 2002
Article Title:Biological invasion of the Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) along the Atlantic coast of North America.
Journal Name: Marine Ecology Progress Series
Volume: 235
Issue:
Pages: 289-297
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Keywords: lionfish, Pterois volitans
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Pterois volitans/miles

    NC - Atlantic Ocean, wreck of the Naeco-Stern section, 40 miles offshore
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, wreck of the Atlas Tanker; 18 miles East of Cape Lookout
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, wreck of the Papoose
    GA - Atlantic Ocean, at 40-mile bottom [~40 mi off the coast, stretching from Savannah to St. Marys]
    NY - Atlantic Ocean, at Fire Island Inlet [south shore of Long Island]
    BM - Atlantic Ocean, tide pool at Devonshire Bay, south shore of Bermuda
    BM - Atlantic Ocean, south shore of Bermuda
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, offshore of St. Augustine
    NY - Atlantic Ocean, at Fire Island Inlet [south shore of Long Island]
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, Wreck of the Naeco-Bow Section (4 miles away from the other 2 sections), 40 miles offshore
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, Wreck of the Naeco-Bow Section (4 miles away from the other 2 sections), 40 miles offshore
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, wreck of the Naeco-Stern section, 40 miles offshore
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, wreck of the Atlas Tanker; 18 miles East of Cape Lookout
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, wreck of the Tarpon (US submarine)
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, Hard Bottom Site 1
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, Hard-bottom Site 2
    NC - Atlantic Ocean, at the Lobster wreck (AKA Porta Allegra)


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