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%
11%
70%
187
flagItaly
11%
5%
11%
70%
34
flagthe Netherlands
9%
4%
13%
69%
65
flagAustria
0%
7%
26%
65%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
7%
21%
63%
65
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
9%
16%
62%
427
flagSwitzerland
18%
12%
6%
62%
16
flagFrance
13%
13%
15%
58%
60
flagCroatia
17%
0%
23%
58%
17
flagPoland
14%
10%
20%
54%
16847
flagBelgium
10%
10%
26%
52%
19
flagNorway
25%
11%
14%
48%
35
flagUkraine
15%
23%
15%
46%
13
flagCanada
22%
16%
16%
45%
31
flagSweden
12%
25%
16%
45%
24
flagthe United States
17%
14%
28%
39%
202
flagCzech Republic
25%
18%
18%
37%
16
flagDenmark
14%
23%
28%
33%
21
flagUnknown
17%
15%
33%
32%
629
flagIndia
25%
29%
25%
18%
48

Gender

men45%
women47%
tuna
16%
15%
catfish
11%
10%
eel
26%
26%
shark
45%
47%

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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?
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