Lionfish Information

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Recent Articles about Lionfish

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Lionfish Articles of Interest

Fish leather is here, it’s sustainable – and it’s made from invasive species to boot
An avid diver saw how lionfish have devastated populations of Florida’s native tropical fish and resolved to help solve the problem.

Yucatecan scientists analyze the use of lionfish venom to treat Alzheimer’s
The poisonous substance of the lionfish, an invasive species that prevails on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, is studied by Yucatecan scientists to understand the process of Alzheimer’s disease.

How lionfish are the scourge of the Gulf of Mexico
The fish are such a menace, destroying the delicate balance of the underwater ecosystem.

Eradicating Lionfish:
Can humans stop the lionfish invasion?

What’s the mystery disease ripping into Florida lionfish… and could it spread?
Invasive lionfish are turning up in state waters from the Panhandle to Fort Pierce with ulcers deep enough to expose muscle tissue and researchers are so far stumped as to the cause.

Scientists built an armed robot to protect coral reefs from invasive lionfish
Now, researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have developed an autonomous robot that is capable of hunting down lionfish all on its own.

The Lionfish Invasion
Beautiful, elegant, vibrant, graceful and unique ….. but we shouldn’t be admiring them in the Atlantic.

Invasive Lionfish May Be Superfish Hybrids
The fish taking over the Caribbean is a hybrid of two Indo-Pacific lionfish species.

This Beautiful But Destructive Fish Is Resorting to Cannibalism
Efforts to tame Florida’s invasive lionfish haven’t worked. Now these venomous fish are eating each other, though it probably won’t reduce their numbers substantially.

What is a lionfish?
The lionfish is a carnivorous fish native to the Indo-Pacific that is now an invasive species in the Atlantic.

Invasion of the Lionfish
Voracious, venomous lionfish are the first exotic species to invade coral reefs. Now divers, fishermen—and cooks—are fighting back.

Lionfish infestation in Atlantic Ocean a growing epidemic
The clear waters around Bermuda are as picturesque as you can imagine, and the brilliantly colored fish swimming around are like something from a crayon box.

Lionfish, Invasive Species, Sting & Facts
Lionfish, (Pterois), also spelled lion fish or lion-fish, also called turkey fish or fire-fish, any of several species of showy Indo-Pacific fishes of the scorpion fish family, Scorpaenidae (order Scorpaeniformes).

How do you stop invasive lionfish? Maybe with a robotic zapper
“The problem with the lionfish is it’s like Darwin’s nightmare,” Oliver Steeds said, standing on the deck of the Baseline Explorer.

Invasive Lionfish Arrive in the Mediterranean
The first wave of a lionfish invasion has struck in the Mediterranean Sea, a region where these fish had not been established before.

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