Nonnative Marine Species

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Common Name

Scientific name

First year

Established

Statewide established populations

Lionfish

Pterois volitans

1985

Introduced



FWC Facts:
Manatees are found throughout rivers, springs and shallow coastal waters of Florida and nearby states. They have been seen as far west as Texas and as far north as Virginia.

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