FWC Votes To Ban Breeding Of LionfishFlorida wildlife officials have banned the breeding of lionfish in the state as a last ditch effort to eradicate the invasive species.
Ban On Importing Lionfish Into Florida Takes Effect Aquarium shops wanting to get lionfish will have to get it from a diver thanks to a new ban on importing the fish which kicked in Friday.
What You Need To Know Before Hitting The Water For Lobster Mini-SeasonDust off your nets and tickle sticks, South Florida, the 2014 mini-season is around the corner.
State Bans Importation Of LionfishA ban on importing lionfish for the aquarium trade has been given final approval by Florida wildlife officials.
FWC Unveils ‘Report Florida Lionfish’ AppDue to the fact that lionfish in the Atlantic don't have predators, eat whatever fits in their mouths, and are naturally fast-breeders, wildlife officials encourage people to catch as many as possible. Now, there’s an app for that.
Lionfish Ban Given Preliminary Approval In FloridaUnderwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch but they’ve also caused ecological chaos in the waters off South Florida because they have no natural predators and they eat important indigenous fish. That’s why a new ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state's wildlife commission.
Halting The Invasion Of The LionfishHow are Florida wildlife officials going to stop the invasion of the lionfish?
Invasive Lionfish Problem Goes Deeper Than Diver's ReachDue to the fact that lionfish in the Atlantic don't have predators, eat whatever fits in their mouths, and are naturally fast-breeders, wildlife officials have encouraged people to catch what they can, but recently a deep water expedition has raised concerns, revealing that the invasive species may be beyond a diver's reasonable reach.

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