Aug 30, 2016

The Lionfish Terminator: Researchers Built a Robot to Kill Invasive Species

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In response to the lionfish invasion’s adverse impact on the ecosystem, RISE will be building a robotic lionfish exterminator.

Biodiversity in the Carribean Waters, right now, is hanging on a thread. For years, its aquatic life has been threatened by pollution, overfishing, and other malpractices. Now, an even greater and uncontrollable threat has risen. It’s goal: having the “all you can eat seafood buffet” of its lifetime.

Meet the Lionfish.

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