Small Talk

Lionfish Aren’t as Lovely as They Look

There is a creature so feared by the government that citizens are being organized to kill it, en masse. It is a fish. The 'fairy of fishes,' in fact, as Antonia Cereijido, the associate producer of NPR's Latino USA describes it. They're an invasive species, which are disruping Atlantic ecosystems.

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