Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 2: Counterattack

Fish, Fishing & Fishermen, PBS Television Show: "Saving the Ocean" on September 6th, 2012 1 Comment

Carl was a guest blogger on Mark Bittman’s column on NY Times.com. This was originally posted on August 27, 2012. In my last post I described how the lionfish, native to the Indian Ocean and west Pacific, now infest just about every reef and wreck in the west Atlantic from Venezuela to Rhode Island. They […]

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Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 1: The Scourge

Fish, Fishing & Fishermen, PBS Television Show: "Saving the Ocean" on August 27th, 2012 2 Comments

Carl was a guest blogger on Mark Bittman’s column on NY Times.com. 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 […]

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