Chris Malinowski holds up a red lionfish.
Red Lionfish
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Chris Malinowski holds up a red lionfish (Pterois volitans)that came up in one of the chevron traps. Once past the venomous spines, there is delicious, flaky white meat. The steward on the R/V Walton Smith prepared an awesome lionfish ceviche with our catch. There’s a big business opportunity there for someone...

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