Tag: Lionfish

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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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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