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Coelacanths, moonshine and the scent of ylang-ylang

“When I hauled in the net… I saw the strange fishtail sticking out and realised that it was different from anything I had ever seen… the fish was a coelacanth believed extinct for millions of years.” wrote Captain Hendrik P. … Continue reading

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OCTOPUS IS KING IN THE KERKENNAH ISLANDS

Locals eat octopus for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia. It is especially plentiful during the winter fishing season when menus feature octopus soup and salad, grilled octopus, breaded octopus, octopus cous-cous and fish with hot … Continue reading

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