University scientists to play key role in tackling lionfish invasion
University of Plymouth news: A new EU-funded project has launched to try to halt the spread of venomous lionfish in the Mediterranean.
Lionfish culls aim to preserve marine species and habitats in the Mediterranean Sea
Fishers and marine conservationists from the University of Plymouth are launching the first organised culls of predatory lionfish in a bid to prevent their spread across the Mediterranean Sea.
Time for total rethink on the management of alien species
A new study – led by the University of Plymouth and the Marine and Environmental Research (MER) Lab in Cyprus – is calling for a complete rethink of how non-indigenous or alien species are considered in the future.
Targeted removals and monitoring can help manage lionfish in Mediterranean
Scientists from the University of Plymouth, working as part of the European Union-funded RELIONMED project, teamed up with specially trained divers and citizen scientists to conduct a series of lionfish removal events and surveys over a six-month period
Preventing a LIONfish invasion in the MEDiterranean through early response and targeted REmoval (RELIONMED)
University of Plymouth Marine Conservation Research Group: RELIONMED. Preventing a LIONfish invasion in the MEDiterranean through early response and targeted REmoval
Lionfish invading the Mediterranean Sea
Plymouth University news: Scientists at Plymouth University have found evidence that lionfish are colonising new territories in the Mediterranean, which could have a potentially damaging ecological and economical impact on the region.