Nonnative Marine Species

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Common Name

Scientific name

First year

Established

Statewide established populations

Lionfish

Pterois volitans

1985

Introduced



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Boat/PWC-rental facilities must provide pre-rental or pre-ride instruction on the safe operation of the vessel with a motor of 10 horsepower or more.

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