Lionfish Control Efforts are Working on Bonaire and Curaçao!
Despite its resounding and unique call, the threatened Audubon’s Shearwater often goes unnoticed on our islands, coming to shore at night to nest in remote locations. On Saba and St. Eustatius efforts are underway to confirm the presence of breeding shearwaters and locate their nests utilising predictive GIS modelling.
In the surrounding waters of the ABC islands an aerial survey took place last month to monitor the presence, density and distribution of marine mammals. An observation team from IMARES covered almost the entire Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the three islands, recording a number of marine mammal species as well as other megafauna.