A lionfish swims in a holding tank at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston on Wednesday. A meeting at the aquarium will focus on how the public can help deal with invasive lionfish, which are commonly found off the coast of the Carolinas. The meeting is one of three the environmental group REEF is holding in the Carolinas.
A lionfish swims in a holding tank at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston on Wednesday. A meeting at the aquarium will focus on how the public can help deal with invasive lionfish, which are commonly found off the coast of the Carolinas. The meeting is one of three the environmental group REEF is holding in the Carolinas. Bruce Smith, The Associated Press
A lionfish swims in a holding tank at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston on Wednesday. A meeting at the aquarium will focus on how the public can help deal with invasive lionfish, which are commonly found off the coast of the Carolinas. The meeting is one of three the environmental group REEF is holding in the Carolinas. Bruce Smith, The Associated Press

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