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.
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
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.
The Next Potential Threat to the Eastern Seaboard of the
United States (PDF | 386 KB)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Saltwater
Recreational Fishing License Program.
Alabama Aquatic Nuisance Species Series: Venomous Lionfish (Oct 2013; PDF | 283 KB)
Alabama A&M University; Auburn University. Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
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.
Publication #SGEF 208
Invaders: The Lionfish (PDF | 644 KB)
University of Florida. IFAS Extension.
Red Lionfish - Biological Profiles
University of Florida. Florida Museum of Natural History. Ichthyology Department.
Species: Red Lionfish (PDF | 198 KB)
University of Georgia. Marine Extension Service.
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
Lionfish Research Program
Reef Environmental Education Foundation.