|Distribution description||First Introduction in the Atlantic Ocean was from the eastern coast of Florida, from there it has spread all over the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico and parts of the Atlantic coast of America.|
|Notes on presence status||The first records of Bonaire and Curaçao where reported in 2009. Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten have been invaded in 2010. Injuries by Lionfish have been recorded from Aruba (report from 2015).|
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