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Invasive Species in the Gulf of Mexico

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    Lionfish observations

    Observations of red lionfish  from 1985-2015 have been recorded and shown in a map
    Updated in July 2016

  • Tiger Shrimp observations

    Asian tiger shrimp have been detected in U.S. waters since 1988, but their numbers have been on the rise in recent years

    Observations of asian tiger shrimp