lionfish...was cowries

lionfish...was cowries

Author: 
Michael Barnette - NOAA Federal
"The lionfish population, for better or worse, is doing well under the
bridge also"

Has anyone else noticed some potentially odd changes going on with lionfish
populations? I am starting to see them thin out in areas off the east
coast of Florida - not consistently, but very spotty - particularly in
deeper water (e.g., 70-110m). Some sites we have seen *zero* lionfish
where they used to be very abundant. For example, this past weekend we did
not see any on the submarine S-16 off Key West whereas this time last year
it was covered over with the critters. Also, [...]

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