The unique behaviors and physical features of the lionfish set them apart from other types of fish. First, because they have no natural predators in their invasive habitat, lionfish are […]
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Here is a photo gallery of Robbie’s of Islamorada. Enjoy!
Did you know…Lionfish are a very popular aquarium fish because of their vibrant color and intricate spines. During a six-month period in 2003, over 7,560 lionfish passed through the Tampa airport alone.
This article was written by Norma Connolly and originally posted on cayCompass.com. Once found only in the Indian and Pacific oceans, before spreading in recent years to the Caribbean and […]
Did you know…lionfish presence in the United States is comprised of two species, Pterois miles and Pterois volitans, distinguishable in non-native regions only by genetic analysis. In Latin, miles means […]
Did you know…not all non-native species are invasive? A species is considered invasive when that biological invasion causes economic or environmental harm to the ecosystem, or harm to human health. Annual […]
On Saturday, I have the privilege of attending the Expedition: Lionfish Summit in Hollywood, Florida. Here is a recent press release with a little background of the project. Source: KeysNet.com. […]
Did you know…lionfish are breeding machines. Lionfish become sexually mature in the first year of life, and spawn approximately every four days throughout the year. One female alone can produce […]
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Enjoy! There’s something a little bit magical about trains. It’s hard to put my […]
It’s been eleven months since I first developed the basic idea for The Lionfish Project. I had been bouncing grant ideas off people for weeks, the only thing I had […]