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Lionfish management hits the headlines in Belize

Lionfish management hits the headlines in Belize

The launch of a new lionfish management strategy for Belize on 21 February was covered nationally in The San Pedro Sun and Breaking Belize News.

The strategy, developed by Blue Ventures and the Belize Fisheries Department, describes how to design and implement an integrated approach to lionfish management. Drawing on almost a decade of research into the effects of the lionfish invasion and the efficacy of different methods of control, the strategy is designed to help governments, conservation groups and other actors in the Caribbean region manage lionfish populations more effectively – and even turn the problem into an opportunity using market-based incentives.

Read the full article from The San Pedro Sun: Belize’s National Lionfish Management Strategic Plan 2019-2023 Launched

Read the full article from Breaking Belize News: Time to start eating lionfish!

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