Chefs do battle against invasive fish

11/28/2012 | Reuters

The northern snakehead -- an invasive fish described as a "rattlesnake with fins" -- has been laying waste to the Potomac River basin in recent years. Now local chefs are fighting back by trying to popularize snakehead-based dishes, as part of a strategy that environmentalists say could be replicated to rein in other invasive species. The snakehead "is dangerous, but chefs are more dangerous," explains David Stein, executive chef at Tony & Joe's Seafood Place in Washington, D.C.

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