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Lionfish swimming near the wreck of the Cedar Pride, a Lebanese freighter purposely sunk in 1986. This popular dive site is located in the Sea of Aquaba, which is in the northern part of the Red Sea (Jordan). Scientists have observed that lionfish tend to congregate in groups (such as in this photo) during the mating season and when they are juveniles. At other times, they are probably solitary (live alone). Overall, very little is known about the behavior of lionfish, especially in its new neighborhood, the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo credit: NOAA)

Lionfish swimming near the wreck of the Cedar Pride, a Lebanese freighter purposely sunk in 1986.