Atlantic Ocean Lionfish Epidemic

Date: 12/2/2014

Pterois volitans (red lionfish) and Pterois miles (devil firefish) are venomous, voracious and fast reproducing fish not native
to the Atlantic Ocean. They can destroy 90% of any reef. ‘The lionfish invasion is probably the worst environmental disaster the Atlantic will ever face,’ said Graham Maddocks, president and founder of Ocean Support Foundation.

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