Lionfish Invasion: A Threat to Atlantic Reefs


Lionfish are a venomous species of fish that are native to the Indo-Pacific region. They were imported and released into the Atlantic/Caribbean where they have no natural predators, they prey on all sorts of reef fish, they reproduce year-round, and have spread as far north as Rhode Island and south as Brazil, at depths down to 1,000 feet.


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