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New Orleans Fish Market

Gisele Flowers, 4, and her brother Richard Boudroux, 5 look at cooked crawfish and blue crabs on display inside the New Orleans Fish Market on Vernon Ave. in South Los Angeles. They are flown in live from the gulf in Louisiana. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
Richard Shelton reaches for his take out order of cooked catfish and sole from the New Orleans Fish Market on Vernon Ave. in South Los Angeles. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
Destinnee Stewart, 6, eyes the catfish for sale inside the New Orleans Fish Market on Vernon Ave. in South Los Angeles. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
Sadiq Johnson, an employee at the New Orleans Fish Market on Vernon Ave. in South Los Angeles, holds up a live crawfish, flown in from the gulf in Louisiana. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
Junior Martinez, an employee at the New Orleans Fish Market on Vernon Ave. in South Los Angeles, adds spices into a vat of boiling water before cooking up a batch of crawfish flown in from the gulf in Louisiana. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
Anthony Cosme, owner of the New Orleans Fish Market on Vernon Ave. in South Los Angeles, takes a customer’s order. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
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