FWC Lionfish Press Releases

Who will be the next Lionfish Challenge winners? Find out Sept. 9

More than 5,000 lionfish removed so far in the Lionfish Challenge 2017

As another Lionfish Removal and Awareness weekend wraps up, a new Lionfish Challenge begins

Remember: 2017 Lionfish Challenge starts tomorrow on Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day

Lionfish and festivals and reward programs, OH MY!

Panhandle Pilot Program ends May 19, 2017

FWC crowns Lionfish King; Celebrates removal over 111,000 lionfish

Lionfish hunters honor veteran with artificial reef naming

2016 Lionfish Challenge

2016 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day

RSS Lionfish in Google News

  • Lionfish culling tournament this weekend - Cayman Compass September 22, 2017
    Cayman CompassLionfish culling tournament this weekendCayman CompassA two-day lionfish culling tournament that was postponed earlier this month because of Hurricane Irma gets under way Saturday. In the 23rd Cayman United Lionfish League, known as CULL, teams will dive at sites throughout Grand Cayman to spear the ...
  • learning about Lionfish - Gulf Breeze News September 21, 2017
    Gulf Breeze Newslearning about LionfishGulf Breeze NewsSanta Rosa County teachers are diving into the school year by having their students tackle a local issue that has the entire community banding together to stay on top of it — lionfish. Introduced in the northern Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the lionfish is ...
  • Students dive into lionfish research - Navarre Press September 20, 2017
    Navarre PressStudents dive into lionfish researchNavarre PressNavarre and Gulf Breeze students cut into more than 100 lionfish last week as part of a large dissection research project. The students of Navarre High School, Navarre Beach Marine Science Station, Gulf Breeze High School and others in Escambia County ...
  • Jamaica taking action against invasive alien species - Jamaica Observer September 19, 2017
    Jamaica ObserverJamaica taking action against invasive alien speciesJamaica ObserverKINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Lieutenant Colonel Oral Khan, says Jamaica is taking action to protect the country's biodiversity against the threat of invasive alien species.
  • Dissecting a predator: Santa Rosa students cut open 200 lionfish for DNA testing - Pensacola News Journal September 19, 2017
    Pensacola News JournalDissecting a predator: Santa Rosa students cut open 200 lionfish for DNA testingPensacola News JournalWhile many high school science classes around the country dissect pigs or frogs, marine science students in Santa Rosa County are cutting open nearly 200 lionfish this fall to learn more about their eating patterns. The presence of the […]