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red sea bream (or pandora, or snapper)

Delicious and widespread. Also known as occhione, occhino, occhiolone (from its staring eye), pezzogna, pezzonia, mupo, rovello, pagello and no doubt many other names besides.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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