Tag Archive: Lionfish

Oct 02 2012

Especies Exoticas Invasoras en Honduras (in Spanish)

Credit: Carolina Cardona (Honduras) La presencia del Pez León Pterois  volitans en las aguas del Caribe Centroamericano se hizo manifiesta hace aproximadamente 2 años registrándose en Belice,  Guatemala y en Honduras, de igual manera se ha localizado en Nicaragua y Costa Rica. En Honduras los primeros registros se determinaron en Roatán, Islas de La Bahía, por …

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Jul 03 2012

Lionfish, Pterois sp. (reproductive behavior, economic importance, ecological concerns) – Video

This video was taken at Aquarium De la Mer, Sea World,California, USA in June 2012 Reproduction behavior: Usually, a male and few females of lionfish represent a mating group. The male lionfish is highly territorial and protects the mating area. The female lionfish releases between 2,000 and 15,000 eggs (with an average of about 8,000 …

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Jul 03 2012

Lionfish, Pterois sp. (Characteristics, distribution and habitats, feeding habits and predation style, venom) – Video

This video was taken at Aquarium de la Mer, Sea World, California (USA) in June, 2012 Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Characteristics: Lionfish have distinctive brown or maroon color, and white stripes or bands covering the head and body. Their colorful exterior helps them to blend in well …

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