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red lionfish
2015-04-24 14:23:54

An invasive predatory fish that has been rapidly expanding its presence in the Caribbean Basin and the Western Atlantic originated from multiple locations, not just one as previously believed, according to research published in a recent edition of the journal Marine Biology.

2015-03-12 12:23:59

Invasive Species Benefit From Changes in Ocean Currents During Storms FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Just when you thought hurricanes couldn't get any

lionfish
2014-11-27 05:29:23

Invasive lionfish have a reputation for ferocious predation and rapid expansion, and a new study is revealing details surrounding the lionfish’s predation habits and ideal prey.

lionfish
2014-09-16 03:00:58

Warming water temperatures due to climate change could expand the range of many native species of tropical fish, including the invasive and poisonous lionfish.

lionfish terminators
2014-08-17 02:05:19

New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the “terminator” of movie fame.

lionfish dinner
2014-08-04 03:00:51

Scientists have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. If so, current efforts to control lionfish by fishing derbies and targeted fisheries may remain the best way to control the invasion.

War On Lionfish Can Aid In Recovery Of Native Fish
2014-01-23 14:17:58

It may take a legion of scuba divers armed with nets and spears, but a new study confirms for the first time that controlling lionfish populations in the western Atlantic Ocean can pave the way for a recovery of native fish.

2013-07-24 23:25:46

The latest blog from PortNoise.com Magazine, a Marble Media LLC online publication, offers a disturbing picture of the rampant spread of the non-native lion fish in the Atlantic Ocean.

Lionfish Invasion Human Intervention
2013-07-12 13:54:23

With almost daily reports detailing how human activities are decimating other species, researchers are making the unique call for human intervention in controlling the Atlantic Ocean's lionfish population.


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Common lionfish, Pterois miles
2014-06-13 13:45:25

The common lionfish (Pterois miles) or devil firefish is a species of fish native to the western Indo-Pacific region and a close relative to red lionfish (Pterois volitans), which it is often confused with. Its distribution includes the Indian Ocean from the Red Sea to South Africa and to Indonesia and recently, in the South Eastern Mediterranean Sea near Cyprus. Off the east coast of the United States and in the Caribbean Sea, the common lionfish is considered an invasive species. Its...

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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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