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Is that lionfish a Pterois Miles or Pterois Volitans?

July 25, 2016 1 Comment
Is that lionfish a Pterois Miles or Pterois Volitans?

Pterois Volitans or Pterois Miles? Many divers and lionfish hunters are not aware that there are actually two different species of lionfish in the invaded range of the Western Atlantic, the Pterois Volitans (Red Lionfish) and the Pterois Miles (Devil Firefish). (Click here to learn more about why lionfish are a problem.) There are approximately […]

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Largest Lionfish Contest for entire range of invasive lionfish

July 18, 2016 2 Comments
Largest Lionfish Contest for entire range of invasive lionfish

Largest Lionfish Contest Report your lionfish on the lionfish tracking map with a photo of your largest one to enter the lionfish contest for a chance to win a $300 gift certificate from www.LionfishHunting.com , the complete online store for everything lionfish related. A big shout of thanks to Zookeeper Lionfish Containers for their generous contribution […]

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The lionfish plague is now spreading to the Mediterranean

July 14, 2016 1 Comment
The lionfish plague is now spreading to the Mediterranean

The beautiful but invasive predator lionfish has gained a firm foothold in the Western Atlantic and can now be found throughout the Caribbean, down to South America and as far north as the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay. The lionfish has proven to be the worst invasive fish outbreak in recorded history of the […]

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New Lionfish Tracking Map released today

May 17, 2016 0 Comments
New Lionfish Tracking Map released today

The official launch of the first publicly available interactive lionfish tracking map for use around the entire range of the invasive species lionfish occurs this week. This lionfish tracking map, available at http://lionfish.info/lionfish-tracking-map/, allows anybody to directly input where they either removed or spotted an invasive lionfish. If spotted a green pin is plotted on […]

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Lionfish wanted! Sell your lionfish to Florida seafood dealers

March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Lionfish wanted! Sell your lionfish to Florida seafood dealers

Want to sell your lionfish? With a $50 Saltwater Products License (Click here to find information about and the application to obtain your SPL) you can sell your catch to seafood wholesale dealers around the State of Florida. Below is a great list compiled by the FWC Lionfish program (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) […]

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New Lionfish Hunting Gear for 2016

February 21, 2016 0 Comments
New Lionfish Hunting Gear for 2016

The 2016 lionfish hunting season is quickly approaching and we have lots of exciting new lionfish hunting equipment to share with you! The always popular Zookeeper lionfish container is now being made with an all clear housing instead of the original white so that you can easily see how loaded your container has become. The […]

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FWC approves plan to allow one extra lobster for 10 lionfish during Florida mini-season

July 26, 2015 0 Comments
FWC approves plan to allow one extra lobster for 10 lionfish during Florida mini-season

At its June meeting in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a new and exciting opportunity that will encourage divers to remove invasive lionfish by allowing them to take one extra spiny lobster each day during the two-day sport season this summer (July 29-30) that they also harvest 10 lionfish. In […]

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Florida FWCC Develops Free Lionfish Reporting App for iOS and Android Devices

February 2, 2014 0 Comments
Florida FWCC Develops Free Lionfish Reporting App for iOS and Android Devices

The Report Florida Lionfish app for iOS and Android mobile devices was developed for The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) by Developer Solodev in order to raise awareness of the dangers facing Florida waters by lionfish. The app currently works on all generations of iPads and iPhones as well as Android based mobile […]

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¿Porqué los peces león son considerados un problema?

December 2, 2013 0 Comments
¿Porqué los peces león son considerados un problema?

La invasión del pez león es desastrosamente fuera de lugar, compite por el alimento, se reproduce con mas rapidez, y sobrevive mejor que la población marina y los peces nativos en el Océano Atlántico Occidental, el Golfo de México y el Mar Caribe. Si el pez león no es controlado ultimadamente provocará la destrucción de los arrecifes, las poblaciones de peces nativos y los medios de vida de todas las personas que dependen de ellos.

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Are Lionfish Bigger In Deep Water?

September 14, 2013 19 Comments
Are Lionfish Bigger In Deep Water?

Is it a myth that the biggest lionfish are always in deeper waters? That these deep oceans are where the true giants live out their lives?

We dive deep into the facts to explore another potential lionfish myth.

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