The National Aquarium and its Animal Care and Rescue Center will be closed through April 26 in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). CLICK HERE for more information.

A Blue View: Lionfish Invade Our Seas

Lionfish Up Close
View pictures of this distinctive-looking fish.

REEF’s Lionfish Research Program
Learn more about efforts to mitigate damage caused by the lionfish.

Nonindigenous Species State by State
What’s in your neighborhood? Get your state’s list of nonindigenous species.

How To Get Rid of Unwanted Fish and Aquatic Plants Responsibly
Have an unwanted aquarium animal or plant? Do not release it into the wild! Get information on what to do.

Report an Invasive Species
See an invasive species? Report it. This site lists contacts for each state so you can report outbreaks and infestations to the proper organizations.

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