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Unwanted lionfish may help end ban

 Lionfish now range up and down the East Coast and can be found throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Lionfish dangers: •  They compete with native aquatic species for food and habitat •  Eat young gamefish and commercially harvested species •  Are venomous to humans, and stings cause conditions from a mild rash to death •  Females can release up to 30,000 eggs per spawn and can spawn three times a month Read more here