The Lionfish people.
Invasive Lionfish Sightings and Extractions Webpage
All information is vital to future management and fishing of the invasive lionfish. Submit your Invasive Lionfish removals, sightings, and areas where NO Lionfish were seen. All submissions are automatically added to C.O.R.E.’s Invasive Lionfish Response Program database which is open to be shared with other management groups and researchers.
The reporting system is updated live HERE along with sighting info!
*Invasive Lionfish Sighting Hotlines*
♦ St. Croix, Virgin Islands Lionfish Sighting Hotline : (340) 201-2340 ♦
♦ St. John, Virgin Islands Lionfish Sighting Hotline : (340) 201-2342 ♦
♦ St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Lionfish Sighting Hotline : (340) 201-2341 ♦
♦ British Virgin Islands Lionfish Sighting Hotline : (284) 496-8145 ♦
♦ Puerto Rico Lionfish Sighting Hotline : (787) 531-0613 ♦
Marine Awareness Education
Marine Awareness Education provides interesting, interactive material along with programming to encourage proper stewardship. The C.O.R.E. Foundation is dedicated to encouraging stewardship and providing opportunities for future generations. By coupling projects and equipment with youth groups, participants get hands on experience in different professional fields.
Caribbean Lionfish Response Program
The Caribbean Lionfish Response Program has been assisting with Invasive Lionfish Management since 2009. Educational materials and training have been provided for the U.S.V.I., B.V.I. and Puerto Rico. Programming has consisted of public awareness education, educational materials, training of invasive lionfish responders, maintaining a lionfish sighting network and implementing a lionfish response network.