July 6, 2018

SUFB 496 Season 2 Episode 11: Helping To Manage The Lionfish Invasion Through Jewelry with Phil Karp

SUFB 496 Season 2 Episode 11: Helping To Manage The Lionfish Invasion Through Jewelry with Phil Karp

Lionfish have invaded most, if not all, of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the Southeast Atlantic Ocean. They have become a huge problem for fishing communities and tourist industries.  There are many people, organizations and...


Lionfish have invaded most, if not all, of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the Southeast Atlantic Ocean. They have become a huge problem for fishing communities and tourist industries. 

There are many people, organizations and governments who are trying to eradicate Lionfish from their regions promoting them as a fishery for seafood.

My guest today is Phil Karp, who is spearheading an effort of awareness of the Lionfish invasion as well as management through empowering women to start a business as jewelry makers of Lionfish pieces.

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