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Mullet: Trash Fish to Gourmet Dish

There’s an ongoing effort to change the reputation of mullet. The fish was mostly used as bait. But now, mullet and its roe are appearing on menus at fancy US restaurants and business owners are betting on a growing demand for the fish. Meet some southwest Floridians who are giving mullet a second chance:

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What happened to the mullet?
Fish is scarce in Lee County

The mullet are missing.
The silvery fish are usually plentiful this time of year. And smoked mullet is a menu staple at seafood restaurants across Southwest Florida.
But some local restaurants, seafood markets and commercial fishing businesses say they are having a hard time finding mullet.