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UVI Researchers Investigate the Potential Risks of Lionfish Consumption

University of the Virgin Islands researchers have published results of their investigation into the consumption of lionfish in the Marine Drugs Journal, a leading open access journal on the research, development, and production of drugs from the sea. Since 2008, lionfish native to tropical and sub-tropical reef ecosystems in the southern Indian Ocean, South Pacific and Red Sea have been reported in waters in the territory. More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website - http://www.uvi.edu – and from this direct link.