RSS Another Reason to Protect Sharks: Hunting Lionfish

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  1. MASA Admin

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    Lionfish have gotten a lot of news lately due to their proliferation as a non-native species in the US waters and one marine park is attempting to teach sharks to prey on them in an attempt to control their numbers.

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  3. robvdv

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    They're trying the same trick with various large grouper species, the normal predator of lionfish IIRC. There was a video with a mutton snapper taking a dead lionfish (not sure if this translates to live predation).

    I dived in Utila (next to Roatan). Some very nice diving there. Good whale sharks.
     
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