Learning to Hunt Lionfish: Eco-Tourism Trips

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in hunting lionfish. However, jumping right into the game on your own can be daunting. That’s why a number of companies and organizations set-up lionfish hunting eco-tourism trips to handle the logistics for you so that you can learn how to safely hunt lionfish with experts around, […]

A Survey of the Different Species of Lionfish

Lionfish aficionados know that the Red Lionfish, the lionfish species that invaded the Gulf of Mexico, is not the only lionfish in the ocean. In fact, there are no less than TWELVE different species of lionfish, two of which have become invasive species (Pterois volitans in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, Pterois miles in […]

How to safely hunt lionfish

It’s no secret that lionfish are an incredibly invasive species that ravage local reef populations. Lionfish hunting is the best in-between of satisfying your fishing/hunting/diving itch, while also doing something that’s great for our reefs. But how do you get started? Look no further. We have a complete guide right here Equipment you need Polespear […]

Lionfish Hunting: Are lionfish edible?

It’s no secret that lionfish are an incredibly invasive species that ravage local reef populations. Government efforts include paying people to hunt lionfish (yes, you read that correctly). Read our blog post last week to learn about how to make money hunting lionfish! The logical next question would be: what do I do with all […]

Lionfish Hunting: How to Make Money Hunting the Invasive Lionfish

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It’s no secret that lionfish are an incredibly invasive species that ravage local reef populations. However, a relatively well kept secret is that you can actually make a fair amount of money hunting lionfish! It’s the best in-between of satisfying your fishing/hunting/diving itch, while also doing something that’s great for our reefs. But how do […]

Cooking the Invasive Lionfish: Lionfish Coconut Curry

Lionfish are an invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Atlantic coast of the US and in the Mediterannean – basically, anywhere that lionfish can be found outside of the Indo-Pacific. Their invasion poses huge problems for reef fish populations, since lionfish can eat basically any fish that is smaller than it. To combat […]

Lionfish, an invasive species: How did they get into the Gulf of Mexico?

Pterois volitans, the red lionfish, is an incredibly invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and is travelling up the Atlantic Coast of the United States. The fish is originally from the Indo-Pacific part of the world, but mysteriously made its way very west all the way to North America in the 90s. There […]

Cooking the invasive lionfish: Blackened Lionfish with Dill Sour Cream

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Lionfish are an invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Atlantic coast of the US and in the Mediterannean – basically, anywhere that lionfish can be found outside of the Indo-Pacific. Their invasion poses huge problems for reef fish populations, since lionfish can eat basically any fish that is smaller than it. To combat […]

Cooking the invasive lionfish: Lionfish ceviche

Lionfish are an invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Atlantic coast of the US and in the Mediterannean – basically, anywhere that lionfish can be found outside of the Indo-Pacific. Their invasion poses huge problems for reef fish populations, since lionfish can eat basically any fish that is smaller than it. To combat […]

Lionfish, an invasive species: How did they get into the Mediterannean Sea?

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Pterois miles, a species of lionfish called the common lionfish (as opposed to Pterois volitans, the red lionfish that is found in the Atlantic), first appeared in the eastern Mediterannean sea in 2012 and quickly spread across almost the entire Sea. By 2018, groups of up to 70 lionfish were found on rocky grounds and […]