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Lionfish Invasion

Dr. Katherine Galloway, Instructor 

Department of Biological Sciences,
Nicholls State University

Dr. Katherine Galloway shares her research on lionfish biology and the mechanics of their spines, and how this has led to their success as an invasive species in the Western Atlantic and Caribbean.

Recorded Webinar:

Select Supplemental Content:

[INFOGRAPHIC]  Bahamas National Trust et al. – Red Lionfish
[VIDEO]  Smithsonian Institution & NOAA Ocean Today – Lionfish on the Loose
[READING]  Florida Atlantic University – Small Fish, Big Problem
[READING]  Live Science – Lionfish: Beautiful and Dangerous Invaders
[RESOURCE LIBRARY]  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Lionfish
[RESOURCE LIBRARY]  Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute et al. – Invasive Lionfish Web Portal
[RESOURCE LIBRARY]  USDA National Invasive Species Information Center – Lionfish
[REFERENCE]  NOAA & DOC – Lionfish Dissection: Techniques & Applications
[VIDEOS]  Reef Environmental Education Foundation – Lionfish Tutorials

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