Friday, June 12, 2009


During my lunchtime snorkel yesterday, I found a Lionfish. I had my camrea so I took these pics. The Lionfish is invading from the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and has no predators here. It is very dangerous to have them around. Here's an article, if you do a search on "Cayman Lionfish" you will find a lot of info about them.


Blogger Nola said...

Did ya stab it then?!! Do you have to report it's presence to any kind of marine watch authority or something? We have a starfish that is invading our waters and eating all the coral and destroying habitats up North on the Barrier are supposed to report it if you see any. Bit of a worry really.
I love all your "arty farty" shots too:)

June 12, 2009 4:15 PM  
Blogger MarkD60 said...

I reported it, they were going to call me to show them where it was,but nobody called me back.

June 12, 2009 10:26 PM  
Blogger Anu said...

that was interesting... i had heard of the lion;s mane jellyfish, but this was something new..... thanks for sharing.. any idea how it gets its name???

thanks for leaving the comment on my blog... glad you liked it, and hope to see you on my blog more often!

June 14, 2009 12:11 PM  
Anonymous ms cute pants said...

So did you kill it? You should have!

June 14, 2009 2:16 PM  

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