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October 23, 2014

Warming Atlantic may invite greedy lionfish to North Carolina coast

Warming ocean temperatures in the Atlantic may allow for the expansion of tropical fish species into areas formerly too cold for them to thrive. Observations from the past decade off North Carolina link warm years with denser populations of the destructive lionfish.

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