[Coral-List] Teaching Mega-Fauna to eat Invasive P. Volitans
dennis.hubbard at oberlin.edu
Wed Mar 9 14:34:13 EST 2016
I have several good friends who have commented on the number of expensive
spear guns they have seen heading over the wall trailing a mouthfull of
lionfish. They have also noted that the sharks are getting increasingly
aggressive. This last January, we took 10 students to the US Virgin Islands
and a reasonable sized shark took a more than passive interest in them as
they were doing a reef transect.
I have posted before on my concerns over whether the hubris of "*Homo
stupidus*" has exerted greater problems in causing problems or feeling they
can "fix" them. Perhaps it's my backwoods bent, but it just seemed like you
were having a bit too much fun trying to "make killing something
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 1:58 PM, Damien Beri <beridl at g.cofc.edu> wrote:
> Hello my esteemed coral enthusiasts,
> Here's a topic for debate,
> Ecotourism or Eco-Solution?
> As we all know the Lionfish invasion of the Caribbean has severely altered
> the feeding structure of the present reefs.
> While some may could find it controversial to work hands on with animals
> of these communities to try and develops their taste for this insidious
> white meat, I would like to know your thoughts.
> Here is a video where I am directly feeding live Lion Fish to some pretty
> massive Black Tips;
> Please let me know your thoughts on the PROs Vs. CONs of this mitigation
> Let's make helping the reefs exhilarating!
> Warm Regards,
> Damien Beri
> Sent from my iPhone
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