Salt water fish - Bullhead
Salt water fish


This member of the sculpin family comes in several different versions: European bullhead, Alpine bullhead, longspined bullhead...

Fish facts

Other names are short-spined sea scorpions, cottids, shorthorn sculpins or just sculpins.

One of the names of rötsimpa is just ”bullhead” in the UK but it could also be shorthorn sculpin or short-spined sea scorpion...

Don’t throw it overboard. It’s not famous for its looks, but the flesh tastes good.

How to cook bullhead

Turn the tasty, white flesh into soup. The fillets/pieces will tend to be small so put them in at the last minute.

The classic

Fish soup. Wait until all the guests have said how good it is before you tell them what it’s made of.

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