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Χριστόψαρο

John Dory fish on fish market

John Dory, a fish that often has a much holier name, be it Saint-Pierre (it is traditionally known as St Peter's fish, marked with the saint's own 'thumbprint.' Its scientific name is Zeus faber; in Greek it literally means the 'Christ fish'.

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Marco Verch Professional Photographer and Speaker