How To Get Rid Of Invasive Snakehead? Eat It

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The snakehead fish, an invasive marine predator that can slither over land, arrived in Washington almost a decade ago. In Asia, it's a delicacy. So a group of celebrity chefs in Maryland are preparing the fish to appeal to American palates. One chef deep-fries snakehead nuggets for a dish he calls "frankenfish tacos."

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ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro.

Here's one way to get rid of an invasive species - eat it. The snakehead fish arrived in Washington almost a decade ago. It's a scary looking marine predator that can even slither over land. In Asia, snakeheads are a delicacy, so tonight in Maryland a group of celebrity chefs will prepare the fish to appeal to American palates. One chef deep fries snakehead nuggets for a dish he calls frankenfish tacos. It's MORNING EDITION.

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