Lionfish Numbers Trending Down

Picture courtesy Western Mirror-Montego Bay, Jamaica

Dayne Buddo, Marine Biologist from the UWI Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory and Field Station, last week disclosed findings that signify a downward trend in the lion fish population along the north coast.  “This trend has been observed over the last 12-15 months, especially in areas where removal activity is regular,” said Dr. Buddo.  He further noted that the findings demonstrate, that local control in some areas is indeed possible, but stressed that these efforts must be sustained.

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