Saltwater Fishing photo

From The Miami Herald:

_In a preemptive strike, the Florida Board of Cosmetology has put its foot down against employing tiny flesh-sucking fish to nibble dead skin and thick calluses from the toes and heels of clients.

_While there have been no confirmed reports of the procedure being used, Florida salons had begun inquiring whether it was legal, said Alexis Antonacci, spokeswoman for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. . . .

The issue for state regulators is not animal cruelty but sanitation, Antonacci said.