lavone capochiatto

/lah-VOH-neh kah-poh-KYAHT-toh/
[Italian] plural lavoni capochiatti

A name in Campania for the big-scale atherine, a type of atherine similar to the sand smelt. A marine fish, usually deep-fried, it is a small, silvery fish similar to the argentine. When tiny it is treated in the same way as whitebait. This fish grows up to 12 cm.

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