Lionfish: Alien Invaders from the Indo-Pacific

December 1, 2016

Lionfish—venomous fishes native to the Indo-Pacific and Red Sea—are the first invasive species of fish to establish themselves in the Western Atlantic. Join us to learn about the impacts these voracious predators are having on Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico ecosystems. Learn what NOAA and its partners are doing to combat this invasion.

Presenters: Kelly Drinnen, NOAA Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and Marlies Tumulo, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Audience: Formal and informal educators

Education Materials

Flower Garden Banks Invasive Lionfish Lesson Plan

Lionfish Tag Classroom Activity

Lionfish Reporting Mock Scuba Dive Activity

Lionfish Reporting Worksheet

Lionfish Classroom Slides and Videos

Presentation Slides