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Lionfish Control Month' to kick off with Twitter chat, photo contest

Florida Lionfish Control Month’ to kick off with Twitter chat, photo contest

The lionfish have invaded, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants the public to join its Lionfish Control Team for the month of April. This nonnative, invasive species has infiltrated state waters and has great potential to negatively impact Florida’s reefs and wildlife. These fish not only…


Venomous Lionfish Should Be Avoided by Divers, Anglers

Lionfish, an introduced marine species with highly venomous spines, should be avoided or handled with great care by divers and fishermen, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The lionfish (Pdf file) is a native of Pacific coral reefs and now inhabits much of the Bahamas, Caribbean and the…