HOW TO SELECT

A WHOLE FRESH FISH

1. TOUCH THE FISH

It should be nice and firm, not soft and squishy.

2. LOOK AT THE GILLS

The gills should be clean, damp and bright red
not faded in color or slimy.

2. LOOK AT THE GILLS

The gills should be clean, damp and bright red not faded in color or slimy.

3. SMELL

The fish should smell like the sea and does
not have a fishy smell. Also, it must not
have the smell of chlorine which is used to
keep fish fresh.

4. THE SKIN

The skin should be bright, shiny and
close fitting scales. They should feel firm
and not slide off when you run your
hands on the scales.

4. THE SKIN

The skin should be bright, shiny and close fitting scales. They should feel firm and not slide off when you run your hands on the scales.

5. THE EYES

The Eyes should be clear and not bulgy,
not cloudy or sunken.

6. FINS AND TAIL

The fins and tail of a fresh fish should
be nimble. Dried and brittle fins
are a mark of age.

6. FINS AND TAIL

The fins and tail of a fresh fish should be nimble. Dried and brittle fins are a mark of age.

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