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The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (UICN) has raised concerns after the lionfish was spotted in the waters around Turkey, Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean.
originally posted by: tikbalang
I believe the fish should be hunted down and killed, i think its the best solution.. Does anyone disagree?
originally posted by: hounddoghowlie
a reply to: tikbalang
are you blind did you not see all the invasive species that were shown. all the proof presented.
it is a proven fact all over the world that when a predatory species is introduced into a ego system where it had no natural
enemies, it can and will devastate the wildlife in that area.
There may be a deadly new invasive species lurking in Florida's swamps. A team of scientists has identified three reptiles captured near Miami as Nile crocodiles, a species native to Africa.
You are correct, of course. Florida has been overrun with invasive species. There have been Nile Crocodile found in Florida.
If they are a favorite in aquariums, could someone make a business out of it? Catch them and sell them to aquarium lovers? Win win? If people could make money off them, it would fish them out quickly, I suspect.