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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lionfish Hunting and technical deep diving presents inherent risks not normally faced by recreational divers. What does it take to get the job done? In one word: Focus.
Do you know what Pterois volitans or miles means or how the lionfish got its name? Ever wondered if you could starve a lionfish to death? How deep can lionfish live? We answer obscure questions about the invasive lionfish like these and more!
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It’s not surprising that for as many correct lionfish facts and information sources that are accumulating about the non-native lionfish problem in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, that we also run across an equal amount of misinformation, incorrect facts about lionfish and misperceptions being perpetuated as well. We’ve reached out to fellow […]