Gourmet de México:

Pez Diablo, una plaga en aprovechamiento

November 2017 Print Edition

Una vez que se tiene en claro que la belleza del plecostomus está en su interior, su consumo se presenta como una opción viable para remediar la deliciosa plaga.  Comer es un acto cultural impregnado de usos y costumbres con carga histórica simbólica e incluso emocional...Read full article


NPR The Salt:

Invasive 'Devil Fish' Plague Mexico's Waters. Can't Beat 'Em? Eat 'Em

10/18/2017

Pez diablo: "devil fish." That's what locals in the Mexican state of Tabasco call the armored catfish that has invaded their waters.

Also known as suckermouths, the species is popular with aquarium owners because the fish eats the algae that pollute tanks. But in the wild, that same behavior erodes shorelines and devastates underwater plant life.

A Mexican social enterprise called Acari is trying to do something about it — by creating a taste for these aquatic terrors...Read full article

El Universal (Online):

Pez Diablo, así combaten el problema en Tabasco

10/10/2016