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Schofield, P.J. 2015. Florida Atlantic lionfish records, derived from REEF sighting reports. US Geolgoical Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/20/2015. Accessed on 04/10/2015.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 27288
Type: Database
Author: Schofield, P.J.
Date (year): 2015
Title:Florida Atlantic lionfish records, derived from REEF sighting reports
Publisher:US Geolgoical Survey
Publisher Location:Gainesville, FL
Accessed on: 04/10/2015
Created on: 01/20/2015
Keywords: lionfish, Pterois, REEF
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Pterois volitans/miles

    FL - Atlantic Ocean, 1 mile South, 3/4 mile west of Hillsboro Inlet
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, next to sea wall by the boat docks
    FL - Palm Beach Inlet, Riviera Beach, Blue Heron Bridge, rock piles nearest channel marker
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, North Palm Beach, canal off Lake Worth near a dock behind Davit Drive
    FL - Altantic Ocean, 300 yards north of pier
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay National Park, "The Drop" dive site, suspected to also be known as Pacific Reef dive site
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, 1.5 miles N of Commercial Blvd Pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, on a limestone rock
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, reef off of Pompano Beach Pier
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Ft. Pierce Inlet in mangroves
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Boynton Beach, FL at Boynton Ledges, 3rd reef
    FL - Inlet off of Stranahan River, near Southport Raw Bar
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Key Biscayne public beach
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Pompano Beach at lionfish round up
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Star Island, beneath the center of the dock at 43 Star Island Drive
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, Sands cut channel
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, seen from 17th St. Causeway in Ft. Lauderdale
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Ft. Lauderdale, Edminster wreck dive
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, just outside the third reef line off of the coast of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Pompano Beach
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Ft. Lauderdale, near Vista Park (E-NE of GPS coordinates)
    FL - Palm Beach Inlet, Blue Heron Bridge, North side of the main channel solid piling wall
    FL - Palm Beach Inlet, Blue Heron Bridge
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Davie, FL, near erojacks under a ledge
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Jupiter Inlet, outside of rock piles at Dubois snorkeling lagoon
    FL - Palm Beach Inlet, right off of private docks
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, South Double Ledges dive site
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Abbey Too Reef dive site (Located NE of Hillsboro Inlet)
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Dubois snorkeling lagoon, outside of manmade rock piles, 2nd rock pile down (first one closest to the ocean)
    FL - Alantic Ocean, West Palm Beach, Sailfish Marina
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Hollywood Beach
    FL - Sebastian Inlet, in the rockwall on the west side of the wading pool
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, Sands cut channel, just off sand bar
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, near fingerchannels feeding into Biscayne Bay/northern patch reefs between 6 and 7
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Cruz del Sur wreck
    FL - Indian River North, on dock piling
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, just outside the third reef line off of the coast of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
    FL - Gulf of Mexico, Panama City Beach, USS Strength dive site
    FL - Port Canaveral, East Basin, north dock at Trident Wharf
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Key
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne National Park, University Dock
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, seen from 17th St. Causeway in Ft. Lauderdale at bridge fishing area, west bank
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, beneath the center of the dock at the 43 Star Island Drive
    FL - Atlantic Island, Port of Miami by Fisher Island, along a pipe that was adjacent to rubble that provided relief
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Miami Beach Marina. Six between piers L and M, in the rocks against the wall. Saw another in the cut-out a little further down
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, Breakers Reef, under a rock/ledge
    FL - Atlantic Ocean, John Lloyd Beach State Park, Port Everglades side of jetty

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