Definition of lionfish
: any of several scorpaenid fishes (genus Pterois) of the Indian Ocean and the tropical Pacific that are brilliantly striped and barred with elongated fins and venomous dorsal spines
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Other fish can sting as well, such as the invasive lionfish.
At the federal level, legislative efforts have been made to combat the lionfish.
About a minute after the first strike, the lionfish cornered the larger school against the rock wall and struck again, seeming to swallow some fish.
Sometimes, groupers will even help out with scuba divers hunting invasive lionfish.
The tournament was part of Pensacola’s lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival.
Beyond ravens, other invasive species—the Indo-Pacific lionfish in the Caribbean, pythons in the Everglades, the Asiatic carp in the Great Lakes—could be captured by submarines controlled remotely by players.
Nassau groupers, curious by nature, have become accustomed to feasting on diver-speared lionfish.
One of the newest weapons is an underwater robot that zaps and then vacuums up venomous and invasive lionfish.
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