Grouper vs. Lionfish

We’ve written before about the Lionfish problem in the region and efforts to eliminate the invasive species. Now, it seems that the Nassau Grouper is also doing its part to rid the neighborhood of these unwelcome guests.
The video below, from Lionfish University, has made the rounds in recent days and has been viewed over 100,000 times. It shows a Nassau Grouper stalking then devouring – in one big gulp – what appears to be a full-sized Lionfish.

*** Corny joke alert! ***

As the satisfied Grouper swam away she answered the question that most people ask about eating Lionfish: “Tastes like chicken!”

 

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