The following is a recap of the OceanGate’s Expedition: Lionfish where a manned submersible carried researchers to the deep to study lionfish. The results were staggering- lionfish are present in […]
Did you know…No one knows for sure how lionfish got their unique name, but when they spread out their pectoral fins it kind of looks like a lion’s mane.
I was lying face down on the couch in the dive shop when Doug came up and tapped me on the shoulder. “Night dive tonight” he said. “You coming?” I […]
Did you know…juvenile lionfish can be as small as 1 inch in length! The smallest lionfish captured in the 5th annual Green Turtle Cay Lionfish Derby was 40mm, or about […]
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Here is a photo gallery of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center in Tavernier. […]
Did you know…in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Captain Picard has a pet lionfish named Livingston! Livingston was kept in Picard’s ready room aboard the USS Enterprise, and the spherical aquarium was located in the corner of the ready room, next […]
Although there was speculation that native grouper, eels, and sharks might develop a taste for lionfish, a recently released paper shows no correlation between predator presence and lionfish abundance. Instead, […]