Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?

tuna
catfish
eel
shark
Sharks are very prim­i­tive and they lack a urinary system. Instead sharks carry urea in their blood and excrete it through their flesh by osmosis. After a shark dies, its urea turns to ammonia, which can permeate the flesh.

Answers distribution

tuna
catfish
eel
shark
answers
flagGermany
10%
7%
12%
69%
199
flagthe Netherlands
8%
5%
13%
68%
67
flagItaly
11%
5%
14%
68%
35
flagAustria
0%
7%
26%
65%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
7%
21%
63%
71
flagSwitzerland
15%
15%
5%
63%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
10%
16%
62%
450
flagFrance
12%
12%
13%
62%
66
flagCroatia
17%
0%
23%
58%
17
flagPoland
14%
10%
20%
54%
17701
flagBelgium
10%
10%
26%
52%
19
flagSweden
14%
21%
14%
50%
28
flagNorway
27%
11%
13%
47%
36
flagUkraine
15%
23%
15%
46%
13
flagCanada
22%
16%
16%
45%
31
flagCzech Republic
22%
16%
16%
44%
18
flagthe United States
16%
15%
28%
39%
214
flagUnknown
17%
15%
33%
33%
687
flagDenmark
14%
23%
28%
33%
21
flagIndia
22%
35%
22%
17%
57

Gender

men44%
women47%
tuna
16%
15%
catfish
11%
10%
eel
26%
26%
shark
44%
47%

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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?
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