A lionfish. | Julie Bedford/NOAA PA
Animals

Invasive Lionfish Are Ravaging Undiscovered Species in the Caribbean Sea

These voracious predators might be gobbling up unknown marine biodiversity before researchers even recognize that it exists.

Published On 06/06/2017
2:42 PM EDT
A school of ember gobies near Curacao. These fish grown less than an inch (22 millimeters) long, so they're ripe prey for lionfish both as juveniles and as adults. | Carole Baldwin, Smithsonian Institution