Beautiful Poison

CC Image from Google

CC Image from Google

By: Darion S.

The lionfish is considered one of the most beautiful creatures in the world. What most people don’t know is that just recently, they have become dangerously overpopulated.With no predators, aside from humans, and producing 30-40 thousand eggs every 4-5 days, the lionfish can wipe out 90% of a coral reef alone. The Bermuda received the lionfish in 2000, and now in 2013 they have spread all the way to the Caribbean. The lionfish can eat up to three quarters of its own size, and with its venom it is becoming unstoppable in the ocean. (Read more…)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s