View Full Version : NOAA Says Invasive Species Prevention and Control Focus Needed On Non-native Lionfish

NOAA Reporter
11-07-2006, 02:09 PM
NOAA researchers reported today that non-native lionfish populations will continue to grow and cannot be eliminated practically using conventional methods. Lionfish have taken hold along the southeast United States coast, placing divers and fishermen at significant risks from their painful, venomous sting, as well as leaving native fish populations potentially susceptible to new and unstudied hazards from their interactions with this species.

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