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Seafood Champions are innovators, leaders, advocates, and visionaries. The winners were announced at a reception on the first day of the Seafood Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 9, 2015. Visit Seafood Champions to learn about the winners.

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Lionfish photo. Credit: Naomi Blinick/Marine Photobank

Credit: Naomi Blinick/Marine Photobank

Since their sudden appearance in the Caribbean in the 1990s, Lionfish have earned a reputation as "one of the most aggressively-invasive species on the planet." They have no predators in their new habitat except "invasivore" humans who are devising new and tasty ways to consume them—despite their dangerous spines.


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According to the website Eat The Invaders—("Fighting Invasive Species, One Bite at a Time"), once the spines on a lionfish are removed, it can be prepared as any other fish–you can fry it, grill it, make ceviche! If the prospect of removing the spines is daunting, check out How to Safely Filet a Lionfish video on YouTube.



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