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5 Things I Learned About Lionfish

Posted on May 26, 2017 by in Education, Species Highlights


When I joined the Aquarium marketing team, I realized exactly how much I didn’t know about sea creatures. That’s why I plan to dive into learning aquatic life by spending time in the exhibits and talking to our aquarists. Lesson 1? Lionfish. Here are five things I’ve discovered about this beautifully banded fish with a voracious appetite.

In the last week, researchers have released a recording of lionfish that sounds a little like a drumbeat. Want to hear it? Click here.

And of course, if you want to see the lionfish in the video from 360-degree views, visit us anytime at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium in the First Energy Powerhouse on the West Bank of the Flats.