Tag: Lionfish

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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CCMI holds regional workshop on lionfish

CCMI holds regional workshop on lionfish

| 24/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Research Institute (CCMI) recently hosted a first-of-its-kind workshop and webinar dedicated to sharing information across the region on how to manage the threat posed by the invasive lionfish. The session, “Bridging the Gap to Improve Lionfish Management”, aimed to move the issue from a local level to one that […]

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CCMI to hold webinar on lionfish

CCMI to hold webinar on lionfish

| 03/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of International Year of the Reef (IYOR) outreach efforts, on 19 April the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) aims to engage both local and global audiences through live streaming of an upcoming workshop focusing on lionfish-management work throughout the Caribbean. The event will be held at the National Gallery of […]

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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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Grant aids efforts to fight lionfish

Grant aids efforts to fight lionfish

| 15/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The continuing battle against lionfish invasion has received a boost with a grant awarded to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman to support its WILD programme (Whole-Island Lionfish Defence). In addition, as part of ongoing efforts to get rid of the harmful fish, Little Cayman is hosting the Second Annual Little Cayman Lionfish […]

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