Divers Fight the Invasive Lionfish

July 23, 2015 - The lionfish is invading Florida's coastal waters, harming native wildlife and habitat. This non-native species has venomous spines, lacks natural predators, and is able to reproduce quickly, which allows it to dominate other fish species that compete for resources. Divers are helping researchers catch the fish to learn more about its biology and develop ways to control the population.

Read this article on how the invasive and destructive lionfish is resorting to cannibalism.