Zapping out lionfish by diving robots is another unique way to "save" the marine ecosystems in the Atlantic.
The lionfish is a species alien to the Mediterranean Sea, but an increase in sightings has signaled the start of a lionfish invasion. Climate change resulting in warmer water has opened the door to the lionfish threat.
As lionfish continue to grow in number and eat important members of the marine ecosystem, will humans eating them instead help save our planet?
Coming soon after NOAA released a plan for marine managers to deal with the dumped aquarium pet in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, a Savannah, Ga. benefit features lionfish in four chefs' presentations.
Florida's ban on imported lionfish, the first of its kind in the United States, went into effect Friday as a way to control the spread of this invasive species.
Florida's ecosystem may be undergoing some major changes thanks to sixth-grader Lauren Arrington's research on lionfish, an invasive species.