Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 1: The Scourge

Professor Mark Hixon is studying how lionfish affect native reef fish

Carl was a guest blogger on Mark Bittman’s column on NY This was originally posted on August 22, 2012. About 20 years ago, one of the world’s most beautiful and otherworldly fish, the lionfish, started showing up in south Florida and the Caribbean. Now, they’re—let’s face it—they’re a plague. Millions of them now live […]