lumpfish caviar


lumpfish caviar
the eggs of Cyclopterus lumpus (Cyclopteridae) as caviar

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • List of types of seafood — The following is a partial list of types of seafood. Seafood includes fish, shellfish, and roe. The list includes markings which summarize the assessment of Monterey Bay Aquarium about how well managed the world s supply of that seafood source is …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclopterus lumpus — noun clumsy soft thick bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar • Syn: ↑lumpfish • Hypernyms: ↑scorpaenoid, ↑scorpaenoid fish • Hyponyms: ↑lumpsucker …   Useful english dictionary


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