Fish is a healthy source of protein. Catfish meat is non-greasy, soft, but retains its shape well under inedible skin, and is excellent for any type of heat treatment. General characteristics Som is a bony fish found in fresh waters and coasts of all continents except Antarctica. Many representatives of this family are found in the river basins of the Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas.
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Ichthyologists and environmentalists are sounding the alarm: the world’s population of one of the most common marine fish species, cod, is rapidly declining. The fact is that it is this inhabitant of the deep sea that enjoys enormous popularity among chefs from all over the world due to its taste and chemical composition.
Navaga belongs to the category of marine fish that prefer cold water for permanent residence. According to the biological affiliation, it belongs to the cod family, which automatically makes it a welcome guest at the holiday and everyday table of Europeans. There are two extensive subspecies, whose habitats are already incorporated in their names.
Mackerel can often be found on the shelves of the fish departments of supermarkets. And not always, it is signed with your real name. Some sellers unknowingly, or following a marketing strategy, prefer to put it under the more advertised name - mackerel. Due to the fact that not everyone knows the difference between these two “twins”, people think that a slightly different color is just a “side effect” of the catch region.
According to global recommendations, fish products should be on the table at least twice a week. It is best for these purposes to dwell on white varieties. It is in them the maximum composition of useful components. There are many species of fish. There is a blue whiting among them. It is a marine representative from the cod family.
Lemonema is a representative of marine fish belonging to the cod-like family. May be different in size. Sometimes there are so-called giants. Their length can reach up to 70 centimeters in length, and the weight of approximately three kilograms. The body is oblong with slightly flattened sides. The meat has a white color and there are practically no small bones.
Saira belongs to the group of fish, which was chosen by canned food producers. It is valued for its good energy values, pleasant taste and the absence of many small bones that cannot be chewed properly. Canned fish took root on the tables of immigrants from the countries of the former USSR just at the time of the Soviet Union.
The bullhead, like many other representatives of small fish, is a collective name of a whole galaxy of aquatic small predators at once. According to the biological classification of their recorded in the ranks of gobies, which joined the group perch-shaped. Such fish has a number of distinctive external advantages, among which the elongated body is particularly notable, which shrinks closer to the tail.
Sprat, despite its modest size, has been very popular among consumers for decades. Indirectly, this was facilitated by the widespread use of such canned fish in tomato sauce, which were considered almost a must have in the home of every resident of the Soviet Union. They were used for hiking, consumed by eternally hungry students, and avid bachelors diluted the meager diet.
Sea language belongs to the order of flatfish. Biological classification ranks him as a salt family, which served as the reason for the international name of this fish - the European salt. The name of the inhabitant of subtropical and tropical water areas fully corresponds to the main two characteristics of this subspecies of flounder.
Sea bass fish belongs to the category of sea bass, being a vivid representative of the predatory inhabitants of the depths. Gourmets rank him as a group of elite products because of a number of taste characteristics and a whole heap of useful components. Sea predator The main advantage, according to eaters, is the absence of many small bones, which turn the meal into a competition for the most patient tasters.
Some mistakenly think that river and sea bass are, if not the same fish, then at least the next of kin. In fact, there is not much in common between two perches. Except that both of them are tasty and healthy. General characteristics Sea bass is a deep-sea predatory fish that lives in the waters of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans (mainly in the northern part).
Every spring, the coastal waters of the Arctic become almost black. This is capelin. Tons of fish, with thousands of schools, are sailing to spawning sites. There are so many of them that they change the color of water with their bodies. And sometimes thousands of carcasses of capelin waves are thrown ashore ... General characteristic of Capelin (or, as it is called in the Far East, duck) is a small, nondescript fish from the family of smelt.
Lin is one of the most common, but also the most mysterious inhabitants of our rivers. This fish in the air loses its usual color, its blood is poisonous, and mucus is a powerful antiseptic that interested Japanese biochemists. However, tench differs in many ways from other freshwater inhabitants, including its useful properties.
Carp is an unpretentious freshwater fish, bred by selection from carp. It is found in almost all "quiet" bodies of water in the basins of the Baltic, Azov, and Black Seas.In the presence of a food base, the fish lives up to 35 years, reaching 75-100 cm in length. At the same time, the weight of one large adult varies from 15 to 20 kg.
Dorado is a fish that belongs to the family of pair, it is also called crucian carp. For her life, she chooses mainly tropical oceans and seas, where she feels most well. It also bears the name "Corifena", and it looks rather strange: it has a blunt head, a pronounced long fin and a tail clearly divided into two parts.
Smelt is a tasty small predatory fish that belongs to the family of smelt, a class of ray-finned fish. It is a close relative of capelin and distant salmon. Due to its large abundance, it is an important commercial fish. In the Gulf of Finland, the catch volume is second only to the herring.
A bream, a scavenger, a chebak and a kilak, are all different names for the same fish. They belong to the genus of bream family of cyprinids. This freshwater fish is probably one of the most popular in Russia - who did not try the dried bream with beer! It is often used in cooking, it is known to everyone, even children.
This is a valuable commercial fish of the salmon family. But even though it looks like red fish, its meat is whiter. There are a huge number of species that are almost indistinguishable among themselves, but significantly differ in taste. In addition, the meat and caviar of this fish have useful vitamins and minerals necessary for a full human diet.
Crucian carp is a fish of the cyprinid family, which is found almost everywhere in our country. This is a freshwater fish that can live both in rivers and in lakes with stagnant water. Karasi are unpretentious to living conditions and food, therefore they are found in almost every body of water. This explains its important commercial value: crucian carp are often bred in fisheries.
Horse mackerel is a sea-beam fish from the family of horse mackerel. The name of the genus comes from the words "trachys" and "oura", which in Greek means "coarse" and "tail", respectively. Representatives of the species have valuable commercial value. Throughout the world, horse mackerel is eaten, used to make canned food, snacks, and snacks.