Meet the robot submarine that acts as a lionfish predator
This submersible robot, called Guardian LF1, hunts, stuns, and captures lionfish, invasive predators that are threatening native fish and crustaceans in the Atlantic Ocean.
Predator: The Guardian LF1 features eight thrusters, an onboard computer, a camera, anda power source, along with a set of low-voltage “stunning panels” and a chamber for storing captured fish. It is controlled from the surface using a tether but includes an autopilot and a computer vision system capable of distinguishing lionfish from other species. Read more >>