Lionfish Alert

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Lionfish Alert

If you encounter a Lionfish, avoid lionfish spines (top/bottom fins).

If stung, treat wound with HOT WATER and pain relievers.  Seek medical attention as soon as possible.

24-hour aquatic toxins Hotline

888-232-8635

Report Lionfish and invasive species sightings:

877.STOP.ANS (877-786-7267) 
nas.er.usgs.gov/SightingReport.aspx/

Please note the number of fish, depth and specific location (GPS location if possible).


For more information about the Lionfish and other invasive species, visit seagrantsatlantic.org/invasives/index.shtml

Information available from the South Atlantic Sea Grant Programs.

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