Nonnative Marine Species

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Common Name

Scientific name

First year

Established

Statewide established populations

Lionfish

Pterois volitans

1985

Introduced



FWC Facts:
The black racer snake usually swallows it prey while still alive. It is a very common species – perhaps the most frequently seen snake in Florida.

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