Did you know…lionfish can live longer than 15 years! They can also grow to be larger than 47 cm (about 20 in). The largest lionfish speared at last months […]
Did you know…Lionfish have been seen from 1 to 1000 ft below the ocean surface. They seem to prefer structure in their habitat for protection.
In addition to posts about lionfish, I’m including some regarding my experience in the Florida Keys. Here is a photo gallery of the Everglades National Park. Enjoy! In the classic […]
This week I officially wrote my first post as a Grantee on the National Geographic Explorers Journal blog! It was absolutely thrilling- seeing my name and photos on the site was […]
Did you know…according to the National Invasive Species Council (NISC), it is estimated that 42% of the species listed under the Endangered Species Act are at risk primarily due to […]
Read the original post at SmithsonianMag.com In waters stretching from the U.S. East Coast into the Caribbean and Venezuela, the venomous, aggressive lionfish takes the prize for most destructive invader. […]
Did you know…Lionfish are part of the Scorpaenidae family, which includes some of the most venomous species in the world. The dorsal, ventral, and anal spines of a lionfish […]