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FWC Attempts to Reduce Lionfish Population

By on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 2:34 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is concerned with the growing population of lionfish, a destructive species of fish. The FWC hopes to start up new efforts to prevent the further spread of lionfish and work on extraction. Extraction […]

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Why Venomous Lionfish Threaten Florida Reef Habitats

By on August 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm

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Lionfish continue to be one of Florida’s most invasive species, but organizations are creating methods to control their population.

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Beyond pythons, Florida termed “cesspool” of world’s invasive species problem

By on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm

From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.

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Lionfish population in Florida continues to grow

By on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm

The lionfish, a natural predator, has become a problem in Florida waters and the population is growing quickly.

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