last updated: June, 2010
MORE LIONFISH LINKS
Information on the Lionfish program of REEF (Reef Environmental Education Foundation)
The Huffington Post: Red Lionfish invade the Caribbean
more information from elsewhere in the Caribbean.
PULSE: Invasive Lionfish Threatening the Caribbean? Video interview with Lad Akins of REEF about Lionfish invasion
9 minute documentary video.
Biology News Net - Lionfish invasion continuing to expand
: Three-year $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study Lionfish in the Caribbean
Smithsonian.com - Invasion of the Lionfish
Voracious, venomous lionfish are the first exotic species to invade coral reefs. Now divers, fishermen—and cooks—are fighting back
Mother Jones - What invasive species are trying to tell us
: Invasive species both drive ecosystem changes and thrive on ecosystem changes; lionfish are not only changing reef biodiversity but are thriving becaue our reefs are overfished and potential predators are gone.
Youtube Video: Hunting and eating lionfish in the Bahamas:
"tastes like chicken ..."
Youtube/Lionfish Hunter TV: Lionfish Facts & Hunting Techniques:
. Allen Enlow, tropical fish curator, teaches how to lure Lionfish by baiting a clear glass jar overnight