The following article was taken from Aljazeera America about lobsterman Gary Nichols and his daughter in the Florida Keys. Check out the original article here. Article by Patricia Sagastume. Last month […]
New post for National Geographic is up and running. Ever wonder what it’s like to be stung by a lionfish? According to divemaster Mike Ryan, it won’t kill you, but […]
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Here is a photo gallery of the History of Diving Museum in Islamorada. The museum’s […]
The Florida Keys are in a world of their own. When you leave the Florida mainland and venture south into Key Largo, you cross an invisible boundary into a place […]
Did you know…lionfish spines are purely defensive. They are used to protect the fish from predators rather than kill or stun their prey.
There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the lionfish invasion in the Western Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico. With the invasion being a relatively new phenomenon (at least to […]
Did you know…there are 10 recognized species in the genus Pterois, including: Pterois andover Pterois antennata (Spotfin lionfish) Pterois brevipectoralis Pterois lunulata (Luna lionfish) Pterois miles (Devil firefish) Pterois mombasae (Frillfin turkeyfish) Pterois […]
Molly Michelson of the California Academy of Sciences just released an excellent article breaking down the good, the bad, and the ugly truths about the lionfish invasion. Below is an […]