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Spiny Lobsters Family Palinuridae

Date

October 21, 2016

Description

In the local market "Mercado America" there is a considerable diversity of marine food diversity.

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Common Octopus Octopus vulgaris

Date

October 21, 2016

Description

In the local market "Mercado America" in Quito, there is a considerable marine biodiversity at the core of the city.

Ray-finned Fishes

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Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Date

October 21, 2016

Description

The "Mercado America" offers a considerable fish and seafood diversity at the core of the city of Quito.

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Coconut Palm Cocos nucifera

Date

the past

Place

panama (Google, OSM)

Description

Fresh coconut in a local stall next to the road in Panama.

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

Date

December 11, 2016

Description

The diversity of potatoes in European markets is usually not so important as the one that you can find in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and other South American countries. Here some potatoes from local market in Collognes Sous Saleve (France).

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Carrot Daucus carota ssp. sativus

Date

December 11, 2016

Description

We are all quite used to common orange carrots, but they can also be found with other colours as you can see in this picture from the local market of Collognes Sous Saleve in France.

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Pears Genus Pyrus

Date

December 11, 2016

Description

Pears from Italy in the local market in Collognes Sous Saleve in France (next to Geneva).

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Citruses Genus Citrus

Date

December 11, 2016

Description

Oranges from Spain in local market in Collognes Sous Saleve in France (next to Geneva).

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Orange Citrus × aurantium

Date

December 11, 2016

Description

Rose grapefruit in local market in Collognes Sous Saleve (in France, just next to Geneva).

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Cockles Family Cardiidae

Date

the past

Description

In Quito (Ecuador), I visited "Mercado Central". There was a section on fish and seafood. I found this interesting Mollusca.

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Bivalves Class Bivalvia

Date

October 20, 2016

Description

I visited the local food market "Mercado America" in the city of Quito (Ecuador). They had a section on fish and seafood outside the main building. I found this interesting cockles.

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Persian Walnut Juglans regia

Date

November 27, 2016

Description

I visited the local market in Collognes Sous Saleve in France. I found these famous local walnuts from close region of Grenoble.

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Pacific Mangrove Ghost Crab Ucides occidentalis

Date

October 20, 2016

Description

I visited the local food of market of "Inaquito" in Quito (Ecuador). There is a section on fish and crustaceans, that usually come from the Pacific coast (city of Guayaquil). I found this interesting crab with beautiful purple colour and anatomical asymmetry, one very large pincer and a much smaller one.

From this local newpaper "El Comercio" the local name is "cangrejo rojo de manglar" or "guariche".

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Andean Raspberry Rubus glaucus

Date

October 21, 2016

Description

I visited the local street food market of "La Floresta" in Quito (Ecuador). I found this large type of berry (Rubus glaucus) called "Mora de Castilla" in Spanish. This is used to produce a traditional Ecuadorian beverage called "Colada Morada": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colada_morada)

There are four different types of "Moras" in Ecuador: Castilla, Brazo, Criolla and Gato

http://www.elcomercio.com/actualidad/negocios/cuatro-tipos-de-moras-pais.html

The "Mora de Castilla" is the most commonly consumed.

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