Lionfish Infographic #2

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

Lionfish Infographic #2

Here’s another one of our Lionfish Infographics made by TheSeaval. Take a look at this visual to get a better understanding of the immense advantage the invasive lionfish has over native species. More info on lionfish: LET Divers website: www.lionfisheliminationteam.com and our famous Facebook page: www.facebook.com/LionfishEliminationTeam Help us build...

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Lionfish Breeding Habbits: Infographic

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014

Lionfish Breeding Habbits: Infographic

  Here’s a little info graphic I made for LET Divers to show just how quickly lionfish reproduce. Obviously, not all 30,000 eggs hatch and grow up to become adults, however a good chunk do due to their unique birthing methods. Lionfish give birth to a little sack coating all the eggs together. The sack floats to the surface of the sea and blends right in with the waves and sunlight and is...

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#798 of 1000 Awesome Things About Curacao

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013

#798 of 1000 Awesome Things About Curacao

We’re very proud to find another great article written about LET in the GoWeekly and posted on “1000 Awesome Things About Curacao”! Carolina Gomes-Casseres Kindly wrote this article about LET on her awesome blog which was soon after featured in the GoWeekly and distributed around the island. Click here to see the full article and check out 999 more awesome things about...

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Lionfish Behavior at Home (compared to; as a greedy guest)

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013

Lionfish Behavior at Home (compared to; as a greedy guest)

Extensive molecular genetic analysis has been done throughout our planet’s oceans in order to depict the origin of the invasive Pterois volitans. Due to their large scale of lionfish trade as aquarium fish, it turns out that Indonesia is the direct link home. There is no significant difference between the lionfish found in Southeast U.S. and the various areas in the Caribbean even though...

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Opening: Official LET USA Chapter

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013

Opening: Official LET  USA Chapter

Over the past couple of years the Lionfish Elimination Team has been making a significant impact around the Caribbean and United States. In collaboration with its supporters, divers, governments, other organizations and all those who eat the invasive species LET has removed more lionfish from the reefs in the most safe and efficient way possible than any other group today. LET’s supporters...

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Lionfish Hunt at Mushroom Forest

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013

Lionfish Hunt at Mushroom Forest

On a typical LET hunt we drive over to the far Western tip of the island to clean the most beautiful and critical reefs. One of these reefs is Mushroom Forest which lies a few hundred meters around the corner of Santa Cruz. We dropped down nice and late expecting more lionfish as it gets darker and emerged right before sunset where we were picked up by the dive boat. With ZooKeepers filled we...

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