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Ein Großgefleckter Katzenhai (Scyliorhinus stellaris)

In France the grande roussette (nursehound or large-spotted dogfish) and roussette are the most commonly sold requins (sharks). You rarely see other kinds in the fish market.

Fish and seafood

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