Control of Lionfish in the Mesoamerican Reef

 
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Control of Lionfish in the Mesoamerican Reef

Control of Lionfish in the Mesoamerican Reef
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MAR fishing community

MAR fishing community
Many fishing communities within the MAR depend mostly in what they fish. They now have a new competitor for their captures: the lionfish. (view small | med | large | orig)

Cayos Cochinos

Cayos Cochinos
Cayos Cochinos is part of the Bay Islands complex in Honduras. These islands are a very important area of the Mesoamerican Reef and are one of the most threaten sites by the lionfish invasion. (view small | med | large | orig)

Lionfish workshop group

Lionfish workshop group
Photo from Progress Report 'Towards the Creation of a Strategy for the Control of Lion Fish in the Mesoamerican Reef' (view small | med | large | orig)

Fishers and authorities jointly catching lionfish

Fishers and authorities jointly catching lionfish
Photo from Progress Report 'Lionfish cook off in Guatemalan restaurant' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lionfish ceviche served at the cook off

Lionfish ceviche served at the cook off
Photo from Progress Report 'Lionfish cook off in Guatemalan restaurant' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lionfish spotted during the derby

Lionfish spotted during the derby
Photo from Progress Report 'First Lionfish derby in Guatemala!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hawaiian sling technique to capture lionfish

Hawaiian sling technique to capture lionfish
Photo from Progress Report 'Lionfish hunting season is open!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Fisherman from Roatan enjoying his lionfish catch

Fisherman from Roatan enjoying his lionfish catch
Photo from Progress Report 'Lionfish hunting season is open!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Maria Jose Gonzalez

Executive Director
Guatemala, Guatemala

Where is this project located?

Map of Control of Lionfish in the Mesoamerican Reef