Where is Nemo?

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#21
OH
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This is one that I found in the Bahamas. It was at NCL's private island (Great Stirrup Cay). It was weird because it was in the area with swimmers and hiding under this object that had been placed in the water (kind of like a cement pole), but yet was out in the open. There was no coral or anything. Isn't that unusual or not? Just to be out in a sandy area with nothing around? Either way, I was happy to see it because I figured I would probably never have the chance to see another.

So I take it these Lionfish being in the Caribbean is a bad thing?

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JAMAICA: Sunset Hilton Rose
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ST KITTS: Reggae Carambola
ST LUCIA: Jalousie
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#22
Tucson, Arizona and San Carlos, Mexico
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It's a very bad thing. They have no natural predators there and they are gluttonous consumers of the young of native species, which has decimated a number of species. They also are prolific breeders. They have been traced to about four separate releases of captive lionfish from aquariums in the US, some of which were accidental (hurricane damage).
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#23
Northern Illinois
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They are also poisonous
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#24
Tucson, Arizona and San Carlos, Mexico
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Yeah, don't try to pet one.
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#25
OH
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Originally posted by Laurie S.
Yeah, don't try to pet one.
But they are so pretty. Just kidding, I did know they are poisonous.
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NCL:
EPIC studio SPIRIT PEARL STAR JEWEL GETAWAY SUN SKY DAWN BREAKAWAY JADE EPIC
CARNIVAL:
Dream Pride Breeze Fascination
BAHAMAS: Great Stirrup Cay Blue Lagoon Melia Junkanoo Freeport: Paradise Cove
BARBADOS: Boatyard
BELIZE: Cavetubing Cavetubing Bannister Island Shark Ray Alley Goffs
BERMUDA: Horseshoe Bay Snorkel Park Tobacco Bay St Catherines Beach Achilles Bay Jet Ski & boat rental Warwick-Horseshoe Long Bay-Clearwater Tobacco Bay Snorkel Park
COSTA MAYA:Almaplena Maya Chan Nohoch Blue Kay
COZUMEL: Chankanaab Dolphin Swim Chankanaab Nachi Playa Mia Sanchos Passion IslandPalancar
GRAND CAYMAN: Stingray Sandbar Stingrays, Rum Point
GRAND TURK: BOHIO Governors
HALF MOON CAY
JAMAICA: Sunset Hilton Rose
ROATAN: Little French Key LFK Maya Key West Bay ZiplineLFK
SAN JUAN:Pamelas
ST KITTS: Reggae Carambola
ST LUCIA: Jalousie
ST MAARTEN: Orient & Maho Mullet Maho Divi Pinel
ST THOMAS: Saphhire Coki Linquist Coki
TORTOLA: Baths