CERMES Barbados Lionfish Sightings 2012
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The first confirmed sighting of a lionfish in Barbados was in November, 2011. Throughout 2012, persons were encouraged to report sightings of lionfish. Where possible, sightings were confirmed by way of the fish being captured and handed over to the relevant persons for confirmation. In addition to confirmation, biological data (such as lengths, weigh, sex and maturity) were also collected.

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CERMES. 2012. 2012 Barbados Lionfish Sightings. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Cave Hill, Barbados.

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Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Hazel Oxenford
Senior Lecturer
Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies
The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
11000 Cave Hill
St. Michael
BB
+246-417-4571
http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/cermes/home.aspx

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Hazel Oxenford
Senior Lecturer
Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies
The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
11000 Cave Hill
St. Michael
BB
+246-417-4571
http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/cermes/home.aspx

Who filled in the metadata:

Hazel Oxenford
Senior Lecturer
Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies
The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
11000 Cave Hill
St. Michael
BB
+246-417-4571
http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/cermes/home.aspx

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://www.vertnet.org
Geographic Coverage

Barbados

Bounding Coordinates South West [12.989, -59.705], North East [13.384, -59.365]
Taxonomic Coverage

Pterois volitans

Class  Actinopterygii
Temporal Coverage
Start Date / End Date 2012-01-01 / 2012-12-31
Project Data

Documentation of all confirmed lionfish sightings in 2012

Title 2012 Barbados Lionfish Sightings
Identifier BID-CA2016-0013-SMA
Funding GBIF: BID-CA2016-0013-SMA

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Julian Walcott
Additional Metadata