Foto & Fact of the Day: July 18

 

 

Image credit: Photo dictionary.com

Image credit: Photo dictionary.com

Did you know… the first documented lionfish sighting in the United States occurred in 1985 off the coast of Dania, Florida, although sighting remained rare until 2000. The first lionfish sighting in the Florida Keys occurred in 2009. Check out this excellent map by USGS that shows the progression of lionfish throughout the Western Atlantic and Caribbean from 1985-2013.

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