We've successfully created a market and I have Chefs calling and visiting offering as much as $13.bz a pound for lionfish. They are getting hard to find at our normal local dive sites on the Barrier reef. It's like a happy ending to a sad story. We said tasting good is the worst thing that can happen to a species and it's hurt the population on Ambergris Caye dramatically.
The sale of cookbooks, special spears for killing them http://www.makospearguns.com/Lion-Fish-Pole-Spear-p/mlfk.htm
Lionfish collection devices, https://www.facebook.com/Zookeeper-Lionfish-Containment-Unit-275083292525838/
and even specail diver certification on how to https://www.padi.com/scuba-diving/padi-c...ve-specialties/
It's now a big industry.
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