Tag: CULL

Cullers needed for next lionfish tournament

Cullers needed for next lionfish tournament

| 22/05/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL) will be holding another tournament aimed at reducing the numbers of this invasive species, amidst organisers’ concerns that the population may be increasing. The tournament is set for Saturday and Sunday, 8-9 June, at the George Town Yacht Club. While CULL aims to make the events […]

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CULL takes bite out of lionfish population

CULL takes bite out of lionfish population

| 04/03/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL) organised another successful tournament aimed at reducing the numbers of this invasive species while raising awareness of the dangers the fish pose to Cayman’s marine ecosystem. Seven teams took part in the 28th cull this past weekend, with the theme specially for March: “In like a lionfish, […]

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Is CULL still culling lionfish?

Is CULL still culling lionfish?

| 28/08/2018 | 1 Comment

I haven’t heard anything from CULL (Cayman United Lionfish League) recently and not much about the lionfish problem generally. The only invasive creature we hear about is the green iguana. Is CULL still active? And what is the situation with the lionfish — is it getting worse or better? Auntie’s answer: Well, firstly, although you haven’t heard much […]

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TV paves way for weatherman’s lionfish hunt

TV paves way for weatherman’s lionfish hunt

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Weatherman and TV reporter Joe Avary has been given a paid vacation by his bosses at Hurley’s Media to hunt for lionfish while raising money for charity. A keen diver, Avary plans to catch and then sell his invasive catch for cash, which will then go to the local Cancer Society, the NCVO, One Dog […]

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First lionfish cull of the year set

First lionfish cull of the year set

| 23/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The first lionfish tournament of 2017 is scheduled for 25 and 26 February, with each of the invasive species that is caught analysed by the Department of Environment (DoE), and then sold to local restaurants. The event, organised under the mantle of the Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL), protects Cayman’s shores, provides […]

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First cull of the year in effort to tame lionfish

First cull of the year in effort to tame lionfish

| 24/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As part of continuing efforts to control the population of the invasive lionfish, the first cull of 2016 will be held 27-28 February. Lionfish tournaments are organised throughout the year under the mantle of the Cayman United Lionfish League [CULL]. Members of the public are invited to attend the weigh-ins for both days, from […]

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