In the U.S. and the Caribbean, lionfish are an invasive species – a top predator with the potential to create massive and irreversible harm to our reef ecosystems. Fortunately for our reefs, the flashy lionfish has caught the attention of the hungriest predators of all People! The “Eat Lionfish” campaign is a way to make the public aware of this growing threat and invite them to be part of the strategy to combat it and enjoy a tasty fish at the same time.
The Bottom Line:
Diners who choose lionfish are not only getting a delicious fish: they are making a direct contribution to preserving our coral reefs and our communities.