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%
70%
215
flagthe Netherlands
7%
6%
13%
69%
76
flagItaly
10%
5%
12%
69%
39
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
6%
21%
64%
75
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
9%
15%
63%
485
flagFrance
11%
11%
13%
63%
68
flagAustria
0%
7%
32%
60%
28
flagSwitzerland
14%
14%
10%
60%
28
flagSweden
11%
17%
11%
58%
34
flagCroatia
17%
0%
23%
58%
17
flagPoland
14%
10%
20%
54%
18352
flagBelgium
10%
10%
26%
52%
19
flagNorway
27%
11%
13%
47%
36
flagCzech Republic
21%
15%
15%
47%
19
flagUkraine
15%
23%
15%
46%
13
flagCanada
21%
15%
18%
43%
32
flagthe United States
17%
15%
27%
39%
230
flagUnknown
17%
15%
33%
33%
714
flagDenmark
14%
23%
28%
33%
21
flagIndia
29%
32%
20%
16%
62

Gender

men45%
women47%
tuna
16%
14%
catfish
11%
10%
eel
26%
26%
shark
45%
47%

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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?
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