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Lionfish Warning! Lionfish Warning!
gigiftlaud - 7/27/2010 10:50 AM
Courtesy of the Miami Herald: Native to the Pacific and Indian oceans, lionfish are growing in population in the Florida Keys, becoming a menace to the ecosystem and posing a threat to divers in the lobster miniseason. When thousands of divers and snorkelers take to the waters Wednesday and Thursday for the annual spiny lobster miniseason, they should beware of a new sea invader in the Florida Keys: the venomous lionfish. ``We are concerned because they tend to have the same habitat as lobsters ...