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
flagFinland
0%
0%
18%
81%
11
flagGermany
11%
7%
10%
70%
154
flagSpain
20%
10%
0%
70%
10
flagthe Netherlands
10%
5%
15%
66%
60
flagSwitzerland
18%
9%
9%
63%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
10%
15%
62%
330
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
7%
22%
62%
54
flagItaly
14%
7%
14%
62%
27
flagAustria
0%
11%
27%
61%
18
flagFrance
13%
13%
13%
59%
59
flagBelgium
11%
5%
23%
58%
17
flagPoland
14%
10%
19%
55%
12754
flagCanada
23%
11%
15%
50%
26
flagSweden
7%
30%
15%
46%
13
flagNorway
29%
12%
16%
41%
24
flagUnknown
23%
21%
14%
40%
42
flagthe United States
18%
14%
28%
38%
149
flagDenmark
11%
27%
22%
38%
18
flagCzech Republic
23%
15%
23%
38%
13
flagIndia
23%
28%
28%
17%
39

Gender

men54%
women48%
tuna
14%
15%
catfish
9%
10%
eel
21%
26%
shark
54%
48%

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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?
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