Lionfish, Asian Carp and Other Invasive Species are Worth Inviting onto Your Menu

Liz Grossman

In 2001, Bun Lai and a friend were foraging for plants on the New Haven shoreline when they noticed tiny brown crabs scurrying under the rocks. “We both grew up on the coastline of Connecticut and had never seen them before,” says Lai. “My dad would take my brothers and me to Long Island Sound to fish and forage, and as kids we were very aware of the animals that lived around there because...