First and foremost, the most important information you need when it comes to handling lionfish is to know where all of the venomous spines are located… keep in mind, there are generally 18 spines that can be sharper than a hypodermic needle; 13 of them are located along the spine in the dorsal fins, there is one short spine in the leading edge of each of the pelvic fins and 3 short spines in the leading edge of the anal fin.
What would you add to these very different techniques to fillet, clean and prepare lionfish for cooking or eating any way you might like? Do you have a specific technique or way you like to get your lionfish ready? Tell us in the comments below or send us an email.
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