Groupers take on lionfish

Groupers might be able to limit the invasion of lionfish on Caribbean coral reefs.

Though not native to the region, lionfish numbers have increased dramatically in the past few years and now occupy the entire Caribbean.

There are few known predators, but now it’s believed Caribbean groupers are able to control lionfish numbers, although densities of large grouper, such as the Nassau grouper, are low thanks to overfishing.

Read more at The University of Queensland