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The truths of the fish world revealed by Antonio Vasile. Against a thousand lies and dangerous commonplaces

Are they all scallops?

The noble mollusc attracts frauds. Always read the labels carefully


A specimen of pecten maximus, the giant scallops from Northern Europe: they have a maximum of 15 cm and 15-17 rays. A precious food, always fashionable, the shells of Saint Jacques are named after the Saint venerated by the pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela (photo

Read | 16-12-2013 | Mare Aperto