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John Dory

Also known as pesce gallo.

Other regional names include:

Calabria: Pisci San Petru

Campania: Pesce vallo, Sampierre

Friuli: Sampièro, San Piero Lazio: Citula, Sancti, Petri piscis

Liguria: Pei san peire, Pescio sampé, Pesce San Pé, Ratuta, Sanpietro

Marche: Pesce Sampietro

Puglia: Pisci cetra, Cetra, Pisci gallo, Allo, Citula, Zétula, Rotula, Iotra, Saòpietri, Cémicé

Sardinia: Pisci santu Perdu, Pesciu san pè

Sicily: Gallo, Vallu, Gaddu, Jaddu, Pisci jaddu, Pisci gaddu, Gaddu marinu, Itàlu, Pisci sampetru, Pisci gadolu, Samper

Veneto: Sampiero, Sanpiero

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: EDEMAR