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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)

Florida Officials Encourage Lionfish Harvests

State wildlife officials want to permanently change rules that will make it easier to catch lionfish in Florida waters.

CBS Miami–04/18/2013

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)

Wanted: Fishermen To Take Part In Lionfish Derby

Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby.

CBS4–09/04/2012

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)

FWC Ups The Ante On Lionfish

Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch.

CBS4–08/13/2012

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)

Wanted: Fishermen To Take Part In Lionfish Derby

Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby.

CBS4–04/09/2012

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

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

LIONFISH

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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