Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch.
Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby.
In this week’s Aquatic Adventures, CBS4’s Jeff Berardelli goes on a lionfish hunt in Bimini where the invasive species is causing all kinds of problems.
A South Florida artist is working to stop an invasive species from taking over our waterways. Gretching Scharnagl is encouraging people to take the lionfish out of the ocean and put it on a plate.
South Florida fisherman removed more than 1,500 invasive lionfish from the waters off the Florida Keys during three lionfish derbies in 2011.
South Florida’s lionfish invasion has spread to the Gulf waters off Florida’s Panhandle.
South Florida’s lionfish invasion has spread to the Loxahatchee River, which is a major threat to the local ecosystem.
South Florida divers will be chasing lionfish again in the waters off the Florida Keys this weekend hoping to win cash and prizes.
Borrowing from a phrase popular in Bermuda, the Reef Environmental Education Foundation says if you can’t beat ‘em, eat ‘em.
If the view above the water in the Florida Keys is majestic, below the surface is nothing short of breathtaking. Home to the third largest barrier reef system in the world marine life is everywhere.