lionfish are an aggressive invasive species currently trying to make headway in florida. the nasty beast is an unrelenting predator to the lovely-and beautiful-tropical fish inhabiting florida's coral and manmade reefs. fishermen have jumped to action-literally-by spearfishing the hell out of them in a number of organized lionfish tournaments. chefs are also giving the venomous beast their best shot with a number of delicious(?) recipes...ok.