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A Lionfish swims in a display tank in the aquarium on the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah on August 6, 2008. The Lionfish is a voracious venomous sea predator that uses its stripped spines to corner its prey and swift reflexes to snatch them up and swallow them whole. (Photo credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

1,500 Lionfish Removed From Keys During Derbies

South Florida fisherman removed more than 1,500 invasive lionfish from the waters off the Florida Keys during three lionfish derbies in 2011.

CBS4–11/09/2011

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S. Florida’s Lionfish Invasion Spreads To Panhandle

South Florida’s lionfish invasion has spread to the Gulf waters off Florida’s Panhandle.

CBS4–08/30/2011

The Lionfish is a voracious venomous sea predator that uses its stripped spines to corner its prey and swift reflexes to snatch them up and swallow them whole. (Photo credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lionfish Invasion Reaches Loxahatchee River

South Florida’s lionfish invasion has spread to the Loxahatchee River, which is a major threat to the local ecosystem.

CBS4–06/23/2011

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Divers Target Lionfish For Prizes In Keys

South Florida divers will be chasing lionfish again in the waters off the Florida Keys this weekend hoping to win cash and prizes.

CBS4–05/13/2011

The Reef Environmental Education Foundation has published a cookbook on how to serve up lionfish.  (Source: Reef Environmental Education Foundation)

REEF Serves Up Lionfish Cookbook

Borrowing from a phrase popular in Bermuda, the Reef Environmental Education Foundation says if you can’t beat ‘em, eat ‘em.

12/26/2010

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I-Team: Silent Invasion Of The Lionfish

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.

CBS4–11/14/2010

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Divers Catch More Than 100 Lionfish Off Lower Keys

Divers collected more than one hundred Indo-Pacific red lionfish in the Lower Keys during the final derby to reduce the population in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

11/14/2010

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The Silent Invasion Of The Lionfish

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. […]

11/08/2010

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