March 21, 2018

Aquarium to host free presentation on catching, eating venomous lionfish

So, how do you filet a fish that fans out with prickly, stinging spines from its fins?

If you go

WHAT: Invasive lionfish collecting and handling workshop, with cooking demonstration.

WHEN: Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston.

COST: Free.

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You know the answer — very, very delicately.

Lionfish facts

Also called zebrafish, firefish, red firefish, scorpion volitans, devil firefish.

Have fleshy tentacles