Red Lionfish Found in Gulf of Mexico

Red lionfish found in Gulf of Mexico

Red Lionfish Found in Gulf of Mexico

In October 2006, researchers at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) received the first-known lionfish caught in Florida's Gulf coast waters.


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