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The badass Lionfish apparently is tasty, and if you eat it, you will be doing the local Florida fish a favor. This invasive Indo-Pacific species leapt from aquaria beginning in the 1980’s and has no known predators, and beastly spikes.
“Lionfish make for delicious, delicate, economical fillets that offer a perfect pop of protein. There are no catch limits, and they can be prepared dozens of ways. The Reef Environmental Education Foundation’s “Lionfish Cookbook” includes 45 recipes, from blackened fillets and nachos to “Spicy Lionfish with Dill Sauce.” 
Via LATimes
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The badass Lionfish apparently is tasty, and if you eat it, you will be doing the local Florida fish a favor. This invasive Indo-Pacific species leapt from aquaria beginning in the 1980’s and has no known predators, and beastly spikes.

Lionfish make for delicious, delicate, economical fillets that offer a perfect pop of protein. There are no catch limits, and they can be prepared dozens of ways. The Reef Environmental Education Foundation’s “Lionfish Cookbook” includes 45 recipes, from blackened fillets and nachos to “Spicy Lionfish with Dill Sauce.” 

Via LATimes

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    Yeah, these things taste pretty frecken awesome
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    The first annual “if you can’t beat’em eat’em!” tournament is currently going on up here in NC waters!
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    I understand they are light, pleasant, and delicate, though I suspect like tilapia you have to be kind of careful with...
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    I want to try it.
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    YES. PLEASE CATCH THESE AND EAT THEM. They’re killing all the fish I like to eat. :)
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