Stories That Matter, Actions That Count

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The lionfish’s venomous spines make this predator deadly to its prey and dangerous to humans. Native to the tropical Indo-Pacific region, their violent presence in the Atlantic puts domestic species at risk—and the divers and fishermen that depend on them. Because they have no natural predators in American waters, these ferocious sea creatures can reproduce without competition. But fishermen are taking advantage of their large numbers, catching lionfish and making them safe to eat