Foraging Lionfish (IMAGE) NOAA Headquarters Caption This group of lionfish (<i>Pterois volitans</i>) pictured here are actively foraging for small prey fish species. The NOAA diver in the background uses video to help quantify and document the fish community off North Carolina. This photo was taken 146 ft of water. Credit NOAA Usage Restrictions Credit: NOAA License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.