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Lionfish speargun licences limited to 400

Lionfish speargun licences limited to 400

| 09/06/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Islands in the Caribbean continue to wage war against lionfish epidemic that is plaguing the their ecosystems; efforts also continue in Cayman to cull the threat from our reefs. However, with only 400 spears issued to licensed holders, restaurant owners told CNS Business, that’s not enough. In order to keep up with the demand […]

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Reef pest becomes Cayman’s culinary delight

Reef pest becomes Cayman’s culinary delight

| 28/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): As efforts to control the lionfish population wreaking havoc on reefs in the Caribbean continues, the Cayman Islands has jumped on board with the “If you can’t beat ‘em, eat ’em” campaign. Local restaurant owners said the demand exceeds the supply available on island, forcing them look elsewhere but organizations like the Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL) […]

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Government must take ownership of lionfish problem

Government must take ownership of lionfish problem

| 24/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As the Cayman government contemplates spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a cruise port dock and renovations to the three airports, the lionfish problem, which has the potential to devastate the marine life of the islands, thereby destroying what brings tourists here in the first place is being largely ignored. Neil van Niekerk, Manager […]

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