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Haddock illustration by Edward Donavan

Aiglefin is also known as églefin or haddock (especially if it’s smoked).

Tintin - Brussels Stockel metro station mural designed by Hergé

However, Capitaine Haddock is always Capitaine Haddock and never Capitaine Aiglefin, although in French instead of ‘Blistering Barnacles!’ he says ‘Mille sabords!’—’A thousand portholes!’

Fish and seafood

Text © Dana Facaros

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