Grouper stalks and devours invasive Lionfish

The accompanying Lionfish University video, showing a Nassau grouper stalking and ultimately devouring a lionfish in the Caribbean, is believed to be the first footage showing this type of event without the interference of humans (people killing lionfish and attempting to feed them to groupers).   The Nassau grouper seems to herd the lionfish from its reef into open water, where it can investigate and poke from various angles, before lunging for the kill.…MORE


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2 Responses to Grouper stalks and devours invasive Lionfish

  1. This is good eats. Probably rivaled only by some Flying Fish I was blessed with on St. Lucia. But the dance at the end… the Lionfish matching the Grouper, motion-for-motion, (until that LAST one it missed………)


  2. sarasinart says:

    That was really neat to see happening.


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