|Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission takes steps to target lionfish|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has adopted new rules making it easier for divers to harvest invasive lionfish, which pose a grave threat to Florida’s marine ecosystem.
Commissioners, meeting last week in Fort Myers, voted on several steps targeting lionfish:
? Importation of live lionfish is prohibited.
? Divers may harvest the venomous exotics using rebreathers, which prolong bottom time and depth.
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