Kansas isn’t the only place where native wildlife is suffering at the jaws, shells, claws and roots of invasive species.
In the Florida/Bahamas area invasive lionfish are gobbling up so many native reef fish it’s often hard to find the latter where they were once very common only a few years ago.
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Complicating the problem of eradication are the fish’s long, poisonness barbs over much of their body.
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Other research I’ve done has shown they are tasty, though. It’s also speculated they got their start in the Caribbean when a hotel washed out a huge salt water aquarium and let the residue wash out to sea.