Adriatic Sturgeon. A rare species of sturgeon found in inshore waters of the Adriatic.
A type of comber fish. This one has vertical bands. A bony fish with very good flavour, useful for soups.
Grouper. The most common species, this is reddish or yellowish brown particularly popular in North Africa. Being firm and dense, and relatively bone-free, makes it good for poaching or grilling. Good cold. May also be a wreckfish.
"Carpenter." John Dory. A high quality, plump, flattish fish with a golden sheen, with an ugly but amiable face. It was first associated with Zeus, then with St Peter, as evidenced by the ‘finger marks’ left by him when he picked it up to remove a coin from its mouth to pay some taxes. It is also plaice.
A pale pink prawn (US: shrimp) with a pronounced red beak found in the deep waters of the Mediterranean.