Invasive lionfish now on Whole Foods menu – sans poisonous spines


Lionfish with their distinctive venomous spines are an invasive species that has thrived in U.S. coastal waters because they have no natural predators — until now.

Whole Foods stores in Florida are selling the “white, buttery meat” of the fish, which the grocery chain says is suitable for ceviche or a “simple pan sauté.”

Whole Foods is now selling the meat of the lionfish, an invasive species that is pictured here at Artisinal Foods in Las Vegas.

The U.S. government, eager to stop the lionfish from preying on native fish and shellfish, gives the meal five stars. Tiếp tục đọc “Invasive lionfish now on Whole Foods menu – sans poisonous spines”