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Invasive Lionfish Threaten the Biodiversity of Coral Reefs

Just off the coast of Belize lies the second-largest barrier reef in the world. Home to an abundance of biodiversity, the Belize Barrier Reef hosts nearly 1,400 different species. Of those organisms, lionfish were only recently introduced to the ecosystem. Native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Pterois volitans and Pterois miles, two species of […]