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Better late than never, Cyprus begins culling lionfish

October 3, 2019 0 Comments
Better late than never, Cyprus begins culling lionfish

Although first sighted off of Turkey, Israel, Lebanon and Cyprus back in 2012 lionfish are finally starting to be culled in the island nation of Cyprus this summer. Like many areas in around the Caribbean there is a suspicion that allowing divers to hunt lionfish with small polespears will result in criminal behavior and poaching […]

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The lionfish plague is now spreading to the Mediterranean

July 14, 2016 2 Comments
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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