Moreton Bay bug

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Moreton Bay bug

(ˈmɔːtən)
n
(Animals) a flattish edible shellfish, Thenus orientalis, of Northern Australian waters
[named after Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia]
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The menu will have an Australian theme with samplings of delicacies like Morton Bay bug, emu, crocodile, barramundi, lamingtons, pavlova, and homemade violet crumble.
Yet it goes well with Morton Bay Bugs and is guzzled by the gallon in bars in Sydney.
We sold kangaroo pie, and emu pie, and this type of fish called Morton Bay bugs, which we had to contact our Knightsbridge store for.