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Lionfish Hunting to Save the Reefs

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Lionfish Hunting Articles of Interest

Hawaiian Sling – How to Build Your Own Holster
As a Divemaster I tend to carry a lot of excess gear during a dive, so adding a Hawaiian Sling to my kit wasn’t high on my priority list.

Lionfish Stings
Lionfish are fascinating and beautiful creatures, but they can cause serious injuries as well as environmental problems outside their normal range.

Why I Chose to Try Lionfish Hunting
The invasive lionfish is no match for this first-timer.

Underwater Lionfish Hunting with a Glock Handgun
Florida hunters don’t just stay on land during hunting season. Some of them take to the water, and now they can take their Glock with them.

Lionfish Hunter, Road Warrior
Lad Akins has taken the lead on combating the spread of the invasive lionfish.

Lionfish Tournaments: Safety Tips
Lionfish tournaments and collection derbies have risen in popularity in an attempt to manage the growing populations of the invasive species.

How to start lionfish hunting
So you’ve read about lionfish, you understand what a problem they are, and lionfish hunting sounds like a lot of fun but how do you  start lionfish hunting?

Effectiveness of removals of the invasive lionfish: how many dives are needed to deplete a reef?
Human interventions, in the form of culling activities, are becoming common to reduce their numbers and mitigate the negative effects associated with the invasion

Ongoing removals of invasive lionfish in Honduras and their effect on native Caribbean prey fishes
The invasion of Indo-Pacific lionfish is one of the most pressing concerns in the context of coral reef conservation throughout the Caribbean.

How to Get Rid of Lionfish
“Catching a lionfish is like picking up trash on the side of the highway,” says Rachel Bowman, a commercial fisherwoman in Florida who is known as the lionfish huntress.

The First Step to Getting Rid of Invasive Lionfish? Listen Closely …
They can be awful pretty, but there are very few circumstances under which a lionfish is a welcome sight on a coral reef.

Florida Contest Will Haul in 13,000 Invasive Lionfish
About 13,000 lionfish will be caught in Florida waters when an annual state contest to remove the invasive species wraps up.

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