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thrapsalo

θράψαλο

European flying squid, which 'flies' from its enemies by propelling itself over the sea by spitting a jet of water. Nearly always a by-catch, but always welcome on the grill.

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: Biodiversity Heritage Library