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Seafood Trivia


  1. Which seafood is also known as Norwegian lobster, langoustine or Dublin Bay prawns?
  2. Skipjack is a species of which fish?
  3. In the UK only the eggs of which fish can legally be called caviar?
  4. What term means to cut a fish vertically from head to tail, removing the large bone?

  5. Cod, haddock, plaice, pollock, dab, and flounder are all examples of what?
  6. The culinary name calamari is used for which seafood?
  7. What kind of fish is called poor man's lobster?
  8. What are sardines often called in the UK?
  9. What is a whole herring that has been sliced in half from head to tail, gutted, then smoked?
  10. Consumed mainly in Wales, what is laverbread?
  11. Many types of seafood contain small amounts of which fatty acids?
  12. Sockeye and chinook are all species of which food fish?
  13. The main fisheries in the UK of which shellfish include Morecombe Bay, the Thames Estuary and Burry Inlet in West Wales?
  14. Which oily fish is also known as 'silver darlings'?
  15. 'Jumbo lump' is the largest and most expensive grade of what meat?
  16. Weighing up to 600 pounds, what's the largest flatfish in the ocean?
  17. Which small fish with a strong flavour is an an ingredient in both Worcestershire sauce and caesar salad?
  18. Bouillabaisse is a traditional fish soup originating in which French port city?
  19. Gravlax is a Nordic dish consisting of which fish?
  20. Which town in Kent is famous for its 'Native Oysters'?
  21. Harpadon nehereus is a species of lizardfish more popularly known by what name in UK restaurants?
  22. Pregnant women should not eat swordfish or king mackerel because of high concentrations of what?
  23. Which seafood dish would you associate traditionally with east London?
  24. Cullen skink is a thick Scottish soup made of which fish?


  1. Scampi
  2. Tuna
  3. Sturgeon
  4. Fillet
  5. White fish
  6. Squid
  7. Monkfish
  8. Pilchards
  9. A kipper
  10. Edible seaweed
  11. Omega-3
  12. Salmon
  13. Cockles
  14. Herrings
  15. Crabmeat
  16. Halibut
  17. Anchovies
  18. Marseille
  19. Salmon
  20. Whitstable
  21. Bombay duck
  22. Mercury
  23. Jellied eels
  24. Haddock (smoked haddock)