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Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus)

A sea fish, growing to about 60cm, belonging to the Cyclopteridae family, and living in the North Atlantic and Baltic. It has a lump-like dorsal fin, hence its name. The roe of the female is used to make lumpfish roe (a caviar imitation); but otherwise has practically inedible flesh. The male, while having no roe, is suitable for poaching or baking.

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