Authorities say the best way to control the invasive species of fish, is to eat them.
The northern snakehead, or Channa argus, has joined a tankful of invasive fish that US authorities are urging people to control by eating them.
The fish, which is native to Asia, is a major predator in its new ecosystem and is seen as a threat to native species.
And now, putting the torpedo-shaped snakehead on the menu is Washington-area restaurants' way of helping to control these newcomers.
TRT World's Kate Fisher brings more from Washington, US.