Lionfish Alert

Scuba Station
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


Report Lionfish and invasive species sightings:

877.STOP.ANS (877-786-7267)

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

Information available from the South Atlantic Sea Grant Programs.

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