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Lion fish in Venezuela [Pez León]

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Description
Lion fish sightings in the South Caribbean by volunteer divers and fishermen. The purpose of this project is to gain information about the progress of this invasive species along the Venezuelan coast. The data might help to develop and implement control and management plans, and could lead to further research on the ecology of the Lion fish in the waters of Venezuela.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, Venezuela, Pterois volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
ASW, Venezuela [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2009 - 2014

Taxonomic coverage
Pterois volitans (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Animal sightings

Contributors
Universidad Simon Bolivar, moredata creator Universidad Simon Bolivar; Institute of Technology and Marine Sciences (INTECMAR), more

Related datasets
Published in:
CarOBIS: Caribbean Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-20
Information last updated: 2015-03-20
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