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        Fighting an Invasive Species By Adding It to the Menu

        Lionfish—a black and orange tropical fish with spiky venomous fins—are generally native to the Indo-Pacific. Thanks in part to human involvement, though, a population along the southern U.S coast and into the Caribbean has exploded over the past decade. Without any natural predators in this new environment, the lionfish are free to consume everything from smaller fish to competing fish’s young, devastating native populations.

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