Lionfish Research Bibliography

  1. Aguilar-Perera, A. and A. Tuz-Sulub. 2010. Non-native, invasive Red lionfish (Pterois volitans [Linnaeus, 1758]: Scorpaenidae), is first recorded in the southern Gulf of Mexico, off the northern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Aquatic Invasions 5.2 REABIC
  2. Albins, M.A. and M.A. Hixon. 2008. Invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish Pterois volitans reduce recruitment of Atlantic coral-reef fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 367: 233-238. Inter-Research
  3. Barbour, A.B., M.L. Montgomery, A.A. Adamson, E. Diaz-Ferguson, and B.R. Silliman. 2010. Mangrove use by the invasive lionfish Pterois volitans. Marine Ecology Progress Series 401: 291-294. Inter-Research
  4. Bernadsky, G. and D. Goulet. 1991. A natural predator of the lionfish, Pterois miles. Copeia 1991.1: 230-231. JSTOR
  5. Calado, R. and P.M. Chapman. Editorial. 2006. Aquarium species: Deadly invaders. Marine Pollution Bulletin 52.6: 599-601. ScienceDirect
  6. Cote, I.M. and A. Maljkovic. 2010. Predation rates of Indo-Pacific lionfish on Bahamian coral reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 404: 219-225. Inter-Research
  7. Eme, J. and W.A. Bennett. 2008. Low temperature as a limiting factor for introduction and distribution of Indo-Pacific damselfishes in the eastern United States. Journal of Thermal Biology 33: 62-66. ScienceDirect
  8. Freshwater, D.W., A. Hines, S. Parham, A. Wilbur, M. Sabaoun, J. Woodhead, L. Akins, B. Purdy, P.E. Whitfield, and C.B. Paris. 2009. Mitochondrial control region sequence analyses indicate dispersal from the US East Coast as the source of the invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish Pterois volitans in the Bahamas. Marine Biology 156: 1213-1221. SpringerLink
  9. Green, S.J. and I.M. Cote. 2009. Record densities of Indo-Pacific lionfish on Bahamian coral reefs. Coral Reefs 28: 107. SpringerLink
  10. Guerrero, K.A. and A.L. Franco. 2008. First record of the Indo-Pacific red lionfish Pterois volitans (Linnaeus, 1758) for the Domican Republic. Aquatic Invasions 3.2: 267-268. REABIC 
  11. Haddad, V., Jr., I.A. Martins, ad H.M. Makyama. 2003. Injuries caused by scorpionfishes (Scorpaena plumieri Bloch, 1789 and Scorpaena brasiliensis Cuvier, 1829) in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (Brazilian  coast): epidemiologic, clinic and therapeutic aspects of 23 stings in humans. Toxicon 42: 79-83. ScienceDirect
  12. Hare, J.A. and P.E. Whitfield. 2003. An integrated assessment of the introduction of lionfish (Pterois volitans/miles complex) to the western Atlantic Ocean. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 2: 1-21. NOAA
  13. Kimball, M.E., J.M. Miller, P.E. Whitfield, and J.A. Hare. 2004. Thermal tolerance and potential distribution of invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans/miles complex) on the east coast of the United States. Marine Ecology Progress Series 283: 269-278. Inter-Research
  14. Maljkovic, A., T.E. Van Leeuwen, and S.N. Cove. 2008. Predation on the invasive red lionfish, Pterois volitans (Pisces: Scorpaenidae), by native groupers in the Bahamas. Coral Reefs 27: 501. SpringerLink
  15. Morris, J.A., Jr., J.L. Akins, A. Barse, D. Cerino, D.W. Freshwater, S.J. Green, R.C. Munoz, C. Paris, and P.E. Whitfield. 2008. Biology and ecology of the invasive lionfishes, Pterois miles and Pterois volitans. Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 61: 1-6. GCFI
  16. Morris, J.A., Jr. and P.E. Whitfield. 2009. Biology, ecology, control and management of the invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish: An updated integrated assessment. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 99: 1-57. NOAA
  17. Morris, J.A., Jr. and J.L. Akins. 2009. Feeding ecology of invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans) in the Bahamian archipelago. Environmental Biology and Fisheries 86: 389-398. SpringerLink
  18. Mumby, P.J. and R.S. Steneck. 2008. Coral reef management and conservation in light of rapidly evolving ecological paradigms. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23.10: 555-563. ScienceDirect
  19. Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A. 2007. Global change and marine communities: Alien species and climate change. Marine Pollution Bulletin 55: 342-352. ScienceDirect 
  20. Ruiz-Carus, R., R.E. Matheson Jr., D.E. Roberts Jr., and P.E. Whitfield. 2006. The western Pacific red lionfish, Pterois volitans (Scorpaenidae), in Florida: Evidence for reproduction and parasitism in the first exotic marine fish established in state waters. Biological Conservation 128: 384-390. ScienceDirect
  21. Ruttenberg, B.I., P.J. Schofield, J.L. Akins, A. Acosta, M.W. Feeley, J. Blondeau, S.G. Smith, and J.S. Ault. 2012. Rapid invasion of Indo-Pacific lionfishes (Pterois volitans and Pterois miles) in the Florida Keys, USA: evidence from multiple pre- and post-invasion data sets. Bulletin of Marine Science 88(4): 1051-1059. ingentaconnect
  22. Schofield, P.J. 2009. Geographic extent and chronology of the invasion of non-native lionfish (Pterois volitans [Linnaeus 1758] and P. miles [Bennett 1828]) in the Western North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea. Aquatic Invasions 4.3: 1-23. REABIC
  23. Sheehy, D.J. and S.F. Vik. 2010. The role of constructed reefs in non-indigenous species introductioins and range expansions. Ecological Engineering 36: 1-11. ScienceDirect
  24. Shertzer, K.W., E.H. Williams, and J.C. Taylor. 2009. Spatial structure and temporal patterns in a large marine ecosystem: Exploited reef fishes of the southeast United States. Fisheries Research 100: 126-133. ScienceDirect
  25. Whitfield, P.E., T. Gardner, S.P. Vives, M.R. Gilligan, W.R. Courtenay Jr., G.C. Ray, and J.A. Hare. 2002. Biological invasion of the Indo-Pacific lionfish Pterois volitans along the Atlantic coast of North America. Marine Ecology Progress Series 235: 289-297. Inter-Research
  26. Whitfield, P.E., J.A. Hare, A.W. David, S.L. Harter, R.C. Munoz, and C.M. Addison. 2007. Abundance estimates of the Indo-Pacific lionish Pterois volitans/miles complex in the Western North Atlantic. Biological Invasions 9: 53-64. SpringerLink
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