Florida divers capture 312 invasive lionfish during derby. (UnderwaterTimes.com)

Florida divers capture 312 invasive lionfish during derby. (UnderwaterTimes.com)

Ocean Today

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Hawaii: Massive Release of Sea Urchins Planned to Combat Invasive Seaweed on Coral Reefs (UnderwaterTimes.com)

Hawaii: Massive release of sea urchins planned to combat invasive seaweed on coral reefs. (UnderwaterTimes.com)
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Hunting the Invasive Lionfish

There are nearly 660 fewer Indo-Pacific red lionfish in the waters of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, thanks to more than 40 teams of divers who participated in a series of derbies aimed at reducing the population of this marine invader in sanctuary waters.

NOAA National Marine Sanctuary News

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