lionfish at fish fish miami - reefs

Whole fried lionfish from Fish Fish of Miami, Florida. Photo by Food Republic

Rage against the invasive Lionfish off the Atlantic Coast is heating up to an entirely new level thanks to the grocery chain Whole Foods, and Montertey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program. Today, Whole Foods announced that it will begin selling Lionfish in its U.S. West Coast stores within the next six months. AquaNerd couldn’t be happier to hear this news, and we are glad to see a national retailer offering these fish for consumption in West Cost stores with the possibility of it soon going national. The catalyst for Whole Foods’ decision was the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program giving the Lionfish its “Best Choice/Green” rating.  Whole MORE

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