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skaros

σκάρος

σκαρος

Mediterranean parrotfish (Sparisoma cretense), a fairly common fish in Greek waters, and probably the only larger fish often eaten with its guts intact. It's usually just fried, but on Symi they dried it (and its intestines, separately) and eat the latter as a meze.

Text © Dana Facaros

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