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How you can help


RELIONMED is highly dependent on citizen support. There is no way to control the lionfish without your help. Become members of RELIONMED, join our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts to stay informed with our latest updates, information and events coming up.

If you are an experienced diver with an ecological conscience, you can help. Removal Action Teams (RATs) will be set up around Cyprus that will be led by RELIONMED researchers. You can express your interest to become a member of a RAT in your district by contacting the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Fifty motivated lionfish hunters will be selected, to get trained, equipped and participate in coordinated removals with RELIONMED researchers, targeting lionfish hotspots, Natura 2000 sites and Marine Protected Areas.