Let's talk about the invasive lionfish in the Atlantic.

Discussion in 'Lionfish Lair' started by Renee@LionfishLair, Apr 8, 2013.

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  1. Renee@LionfishLair

    Renee@LionfishLair 3reef Sponsor

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    I hope we start to think outside the box and possibly think of something.... many things.... to usefully take care of the ones removed. Lionfish slippers..... it could work! Fish meal. Fish Oil. Fertilizer. Instead of taxing one industry, maybe we could start another!!!
     
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  3. weems23

    weems23 Astrea Snail

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    Lionfish spines make really good tooth picks. Just make sure to bake the skin and venom off first!
     
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    You first..... :)

    Should I have a poster that says "Stop! and read this before you say something stupid".
     
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    weems23 Astrea Snail

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    I joke not. One of the Florida fishing captains has a "how to" video on lionfish food prep. He makes toothpicks to stick the lionfish chunks with and serve. Its kinda awesome. If I could find the video again I would post a link, but I cannot.
     
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    Oh, so you mean to not use them as an actual toothpick. Those things are sharp!
     
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    Maybe someone can export them to Japan as a delicacy.

    Oh snap! I want a percentage!
     
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  9. Renee@LionfishLair

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    As of this morning, it looks like some of our material will be used at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute in an educational exhibit headed up by the Bermuda Lionfish Task Force.
     
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    Congrats Renee, good stuff