Invasive Lionfish: a Guide to Control and Management.
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Akins, J. Lad
Buddo, Dayne St. A.
Green, Stephanie J.
Lozano, Ricardo Gómez
Morris Jr., James A.
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The countries of the Wider Caribbean with their vibrant coral reefs are major tourist destinations, bringing billions of dollars to the Caribbean annually. The importance of reef resources is invaluable to local economies and cultures. Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are considered one of the major threats to native species and habitats in the Caribbean. Recognizing the urgency of the lionfish invasion and the need to develop clear recommendations for local control, a special workshop was organized by an international team, including the International Coral Reef Initiative, REEF, NOAA, and SPAW-RAC, and it took place in August 2010 in Cancun, Mexico. With 47 participants representing over 25 organizations from 20 countries and territories of the Wider Caribbean, the ICRI Regional Lionfish Workshop identified many of the best strategies for addressing the lionfish invasion. The intent of this publication, Invasive Lionfish: A Guide to Control and Management, is to provide a refe.....
PublisherGulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute
Series;NrGulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Special Publication Series;1
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)http://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000048
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Fish abundance and distribution
Best Practice TypeGuide
Spatial CoverageCaribbean Sea
CitationMorris, Jr, J.A. (ed.) (2012) Invasive Lionfish: a Guide to Control and Management. Marathon, Florida, Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, 113pp. (Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Special Publication Series Number 1). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-525