Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
(lionfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

9 results for Pterois volitans/miles (lionfish)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
1832 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field Recruitment of native reef fish is reduced by 79% in the presence of lionfish in areas in which the... 17946
1833 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Increase in lionfish populations corresponded with a 65% decline in the biomass of lionfish prey... 33253
1834 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field It has been observed that lionfish reduced the abundance of the native forage fish tomtate grunt... 30655
1835 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field In the Bahamas, lionfish reduce prey fish by 90%, compared to the 35% of native predators. 29906
1836 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Observational Field A study in the Bahamas showed that large-bodies native groupers that grew to large sizes in... 33256
1837 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Lionfish intensely predate on a variety of native reef fish species. 33268
1838 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Both the tiger grouper (Mycteroperca tigris) and Nassau grouper (Epinephelus... 18141
1839 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Observational Field A study using a submersable found that an undescribed, newly-discovered species of goby was being... 30455
4973 Pterois volitans/miles Predation/Herbivory Experimental N/A Pterois volitans/miles predation impacts on native fishes of the Caribbean was found to be... 37514

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