RSS Caribbean groupers can help keep invasive Lionfish under control, if only ...

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    Lionfish have been found in the stomachs of groupers fished out of the Caribbean. A recent study has concluded 'Lionfish biomass exhibited a 7-fold and non-linear reduction in relation to the biomass of grouper.' In layman's terms, the presence of groupers means drastically reduced Lionfish population. Groupers effectively keep Lionfish in check. But there's a problem.

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