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rascasse (today's sample record)

Language: French

Description: Rascasse. There are various rascasses, varying from red to a mixture of greens and browns and in size from 25 to 50 cm. They can be recognised by their large heads and fan-shaped fins. The fins and the operculum are spiny. It can be eaten fried or in soup. They are all used in bouillabaisse, but the red rascasse may also be baked, providing firm, white flesh.


rascasse
Rascasse with thanks to "Au Petit Poissonnier" in the market of Wazemmes in Lille

Latin: Scorpeana scrofa, Scorpeana porcus
Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: Widespread
Also known as: capone, capoum, chabot, chapon (de mer), chèvre, diable de mer, garde-écueil, truite de mer

See places: French food and cuisine

See foods and dishes: bouillabaisse


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