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Sheepshead (Archosargus Probatocephalus)
A large fish of the Sparidae family inhabiting the Western Atlantic, and growing up to about 70cm, and a weight of 8-9 kilos.
If you find one on your fishmongers slab, its an excellent fish; suitable to be cut into steaks or filleted and fried; or poached or baked as a whole fish.
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