James Alicea is working with fishing cooperatives in other countries to establish a commercial lionfish industry, as well as helping equip divers in remote locations in South America and the Caribbean.
Perry Megens is a PADI Dive Master for Aruba Fly n' Dive. He helps customers getting ready to dive and takes them on tours underwater. He is an excellent lionfish hunter and always has his spear with him on dives, ready to spear any lionfish he sees.
Christine SCUBA dives off Palm Beach or Martin counties hunting for lionfish maxing out at probably 100 ft with her Stuart SCUBA buddies or in the intracoastal waterway near inlets or under docks freediving with her small pole spear and lion-inn (where the lionfish check in but they don’t check out). She also creates lionfish jewelry.
A lionfish hunter who has removed over 3000 lionfish. During the past five years, Lukas has loved helping the underwater environment in Aruba by spearing lionfish! Lukas is an ALFI Reef Ranger, ALFI Certification Instructor and soon to be a PADI Dive Instructor. He currently is a PADI Divemaster for Aruba Fly & Dive.
Patrick has built the Lionfish Snack Aruba dedicated to lionfish food. He hunts during the week with local foundations, Caribbean Lionfish Alliance, and Aruba Reef Care. He is also in the process of building 9 deep water traps designed by Dr. Steve Gittings.