Keeping this one short and sweet, as I’m on a roll.
These fascinating and unusual-looking fish used to come in with the mackerel. They look far too exotic to be caught around the British coast but were quite common when I was young, Any unfortunate enough to get caught were often cut up to use as bait.
Although I gather they are edible, their emerald-coloured bones put people off! As a long-standing veggie, I’m pleased to say I have never been tempted.
is a sprat-stalking –
it’s brilliant bones