Did you know…juvenile lionfish can be as small as 1 inch in length! The smallest lionfish captured in the 5th annual Green Turtle Cay Lionfish Derby was 40mm, or about […]
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Here is a photo gallery of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center in Tavernier. […]
Did you know…in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Captain Picard has a pet lionfish named Livingston! Livingston was kept in Picard’s ready room aboard the USS Enterprise, and the spherical aquarium was located in the corner of the ready room, next […]
Although there was speculation that native grouper, eels, and sharks might develop a taste for lionfish, a recently released paper shows no correlation between predator presence and lionfish abundance. Instead, […]
Did you know…Red Lionfish (Pterois volitans) have been documented along the entire US East Coast from Florida through Massachusetts, east to Bermuda and south throughout the Caribbean.
My second post for the National Geographic Explorers Journal is up! I had a blast writing about one of my all time favorite things: food. In the post, I talk […]
Did you know…there are a number of common names for the lionfish species Pterois volitans and Pterois miles around the world, including firefish, turkeyfish, red lionfish, butterfly cod, ornate butterfly-cod, peacock lionfish, red firefish, scorpion […]
The following is a post by Roxanne Palmer for the International Business Times. Visit the original post here. If you really want to help the environment by eating, you may […]
Did you know…particularly dense populations of lionfish can consume over 460,000 prey per acre per year. Now that’s a lot of fish.
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Here is a photo gallery of the Marathon Key 4th of July parade. Enjoy!