‘Spines and Spiny’ event a win-win

‘Spines and Spiny’ event a win-win

…because a dead lionfish is a good lionfish

The annual lobster and lionfish tournament hosted by Tilden’s Dive Shop netted $5,300 for Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys during the two-day event held over lobster mini season. Ninety participants weighed in lobster and 342 invasive lionfish. Donated lionfish were given to Lazy Days in Marathon, a local restaurant helping control the lionfish population by having the tasty invasive fish on its menu.

— Weekly Staff report

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