Council or Task Force
Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Lionfish
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force.
Invasive Lionfish Web Portal
Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
The Invasive Lionfish Web Portal, developed by the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute in partnership with NOAA, supports the management and control of lionfish in conservation areas along the Southeast coast of the U.S. and Caribbean.
NEANS Panel Online Guide - Lionfish
Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.
Texas Invasives Database - Pterois volitans
The Quiet Invasion: A Guide to Invasive Species of the Galveston Bay Area - Lionfish
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Galveston Bay Estuary Program; Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC).
Invasive Species Compendium - Pterois volitans
Global Invasive Species Database - Pterois volitans (fish)
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Ecology, Control and Management of the Invasive Indo-Pacific Lionfish:
An Updated Integrated Assessment (Dec 2009; PDF | 2.7 MB)
DOC. National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Our Research: Coastal Pollution - Lionfish
DOC. NOAA. National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.
About the Exotic Indo-Pacific Lionfish
DOI. NPS. Biscayne National Park.
Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database: Fact Sheet - Lionfish
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Provides distribution maps and collection information (State
Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory - Pterois volitans
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort
Lionfish - Pterois volitans
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Fish
and Wildlife Research Institute.
Venomous Lionfish Invades Coastal Waters
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Saltwater
Recreational Fishing License Program.
Alabama Aquatic Nuisance Species Series: Venomous Lionfish (Oct 2013)
Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
EDIS - Invasive Species of Florida’s Coastal Waters: The Red Lionfish (Pterois volitans) and Devil Firefish (P. miles)
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension.
Electronic Data Information Source Publication #SGEF 208
Invaders: The Lionfish (PDF | 864 KB)
University of Florida. IFAS Extension.
See also: Marine Environment publications for more fact sheets
Fishes & Sharks Species Profiles - Red Lionfish
University of Florida. Florida Museum of Natural History. Ichthyology Department.
Animal Diversity Web - Pterois volitans
University of Michigan. Museum of Zoology.
Introduced Species Summary Project - Lionfish
Columbia University. Center for Environmental
Research and Conservation.
Bahamas: Stopping the Lionfish
Invasive Lionfish Program
Reef Environmental Education Foundation.