Monday, November 15, 2010
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, a 3,900 square mile under water national park, is licensing scuba divers to exterminate lionfish in "no take" areas where spearing and fishing aren't allowed. Scientist want people to kill as many of this invasive species as possible. Originally from the Far East, the invasive lionfish eats up nearly everything in it's path and has spread from the Bahamas and Florida up to the Carolinas. Click here to read more, watch a video and see pictures.