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Do hitchhikers impact our fisheries?

Exotic aquatic animals have reached the shores of all countries via the assistance of ballast waters. These hitchhikers remain internationally unchecked, unwanted and deadly [...]

April 1, 2018 RECENT, Slide

News: Will tech vanquish this viral marine invader?

Lionfish, an exotic fish, are decimating coral reefs along the entire North and South American Atlantic seaboard. It has no natural enemies, including sharks. Hi-tech, though, may be the answer [...]

November 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Invasive Species: Whole Foods Market to sell invasive lionfish starting Wednesday

Whole Foods is set to sell fresh lionfish in seafood departments, hoping to take a bite out of the non-native, invasive species hurting Florida's offshore reefs. [...]

May 25, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Have lionfish, an exotic species, become our oceans’ Ebola?

Invasive lionfish continue to cause ecological damage along temperate and tropical reefs from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean islands... [...]

January 9, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: New “free” app helps keep lionfish in check

Lionfish hunters trying to rid Florida of the aggressive fish's scourge on the state's native species have been using the new Report Florida Lionfish app [...]

August 26, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Recipe: Delectable lionfish recipes from REEF cookbook

Invasive lionfish need to be harvested and are delectable on the dinner plate. Win win recipes from REEF cookbook. [...]

July 17, 2013 RECENT, Spot

News: Lionfish Expedition – down deep is where the big, scary ones live

Invasive lionfish in the Atlantic are known to reduce certain native fish populations by up to 80% [...]

July 17, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

The Skipper Blog: Obsessed with lionfish? Yes!

While you may grumble at our obsession with LIONFISH; all you have to do is see a reef near you. [...]

November 15, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper

Conservation: Love thy spearfisher – lionfish invasion, but they’re delicious to eat

FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby. Lionfish, which have no natural reef predators except man, are wrecking ecological chaos because they eat important indigenous fish such as [...]

September 5, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Your best friend may now be a spearfisher. Think about that anglers all!

By SCOCKING@MIAMIHERALD.COM Divers targeting lionfish on Florida reefs It’s open season on invasive lionfish on the reefs of Florida and the Bahamas. On her first-ever scuba diving adventure on the colorful coral reefs and blue holes south of Eleuthera in [...]

August 23, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot