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BBC Food
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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
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GloFish [Glow-in-the-dark GM fish]

fish
NOUN:   Inflected forms: pl. fish or fish·es

1. Any of numerous cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates of the superclass Pisces, characteristically having fins, gills, and a streamlined body and including specifically: a. Any of the class Osteichthyes, having a bony skeleton. b. Any of the class Chondrichthyes, having a cartilaginous skeleton and including the sharks, rays, and skates. 2. The flesh of such animals used as food. 3. Any of various primitive aquatic vertebrates of the class Cyclostomata, lacking jaws and including the lampreys and hagfishes. 4. Any of various unrelated aquatic animals, such as a jellyfish, cuttlefish, or crayfish. 5. Informal A person, especially one considered deficient in something: a poor fish.

ETYMOLOGY:   Middle English, from Old English fisc.

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"[Lutefisk] is not that appetizing, but it is a whole lot better than starving."
-- Grandson of a Swedish immigrant fisherman to Port Wing, Wisconsin, explaining lutefisk to the Anthropology of Food class, f2017.

 Lutefisk and Fork, By Jonathunder - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12230897

  A fork next to a serving of lutefisk at a Norwegian celebration at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston, Minnesota
-- Jonathunder, Wikimedia


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A walleye caught during a fishing expedition with Twin Pines Resort on Mille Lacs Lake Monday, August 3, 2015

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A walleye caught during a fishing expedition with Twin Pines Resort on Mille Lacs Lake Monday, August 3, 2015


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 Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food, Paul Breenberg (NY: Penguine, 2010)

Mark Kurlansky. Cod: A biography of the Fish That Changed the World.

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Experts say commercial fishing may represent the point
at which people started to have an impact on marine ecoystems
Photograph: Murdo Macleod