01 January 2014

• Florida Advocates Call for Extermination of Lionfish

“The lionfish made its first appearance in Florida waters around 2010. In the years since, their population has ballooned.

"And that’s problematic because lionfish have no natural predators and are known to eat more than 50 varieties of native fish – sometimes snacking on as many as 60 prey in a single day. That means fewer fish for fishermen.

”Conservationists say not addressing the problem could have dire consequences.”

Read the full article at this link: WFSU.org

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