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Description: A name in the Balearic Islands for huss. This species of dogfish has a grey-brown skin with quite pronounced dark spots. Because of its relative similarity to a shark the coarse skin is usually removed by fishmongers. These fish grow to about 80 cm (32 inches) in length. The flesh is white or pinkish with a firm texture and good flavour. It is boneless. It is also commonly known as the spotted dogfish or nursehound or, in some places, as rock salmon or rock eel. Spurdog, smoothound and tope are all sold as huss. It is an excellent addition to soups because of its texture. It feeds on shellfish which flavours its own firm, white flesh.
|Huss or spotted dogfish, with thanks to "Au Petit Poissonnier" in the market of Wazemmes in Lille||
Latin: Scyliorhinus stellaris
Most frequent country: Andorra, Spain
Most frequent region: Balearic Islands
See places: Spanish food and cuisine, Catalan food and cuisine, Balearic Islands