Lion fish are an invasive species and destroy the fine balance of reef’s. Often time divers will kill these fish and share the count with scientist to monitor how bad the problem is.
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Tec side mount dive to 45m/145ft, team speared a total of 5 lion fish but caught only 2. During deco at 15ft stop, a nurse shark comes to pay us a visit for our lion fish. For 20 minutes we had to kick and fend off this nurse shark to protect our catch!
Filmed on GoPro Hero 3+ via head strap (was pointed too far down). Music, “My Eyes” by Nero.