Pez León | Lionfish
Common Name: Lionfish
Binomial Nomenclature: Pterois volitans / Pterois miles
Culinary Use: Lionfish can be consumed as food in some regions, although it is not very common due to its potential toxicity. Proper handling and preparation are required to remove the toxins present in its spines.
Medicinal Use: There are no specific medicinal uses known for lionfish.
Fun Fact: Lionfish is an invasive species native to the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It has become a problem in some marine ecosystems due to its rapid spread and negative impact on native fish populations.