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There are sixteen species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales reported from North Carolina waters, but there has been confusion over their taxonomic rank and classification. Phylogenetic analyses reveal a number of species differences, suggesting that Asteromenia is not a monotypic genus.
The lionfish species Pterois miles and Pterois volitans are popular aquarium fishes that have gained recent notoriety as invasive species along the east coast of the United States and the Bahamas. Results from mitochondrial DNA analyses support their recognition as two separate lionfish species.