Wednesday, December 1, 2010

659 Lionfish Caught in Florida Keys

During a recent lionfish derby, 659 invasive lionfish were caught in the waters of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The lionfish derby attracts divers who try and catch as many lionfish as they can. Prizes are awarded for the number of catches. During the latest derby, 3 men caught 25 lionfish winning the events top prize of $1,000. The next lionfish derby will be held December 8, 2010. For more information, click here.