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
10%
7%
10%
71%
157
flagItaly
11%
5%
11%
70%
34
flagSpain
20%
10%
0%
70%
10
flagthe Netherlands
9%
4%
14%
67%
62
flagAustria
0%
8%
26%
65%
23
flagSwitzerland
18%
9%
9%
63%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
10%
15%
62%
349
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
8%
22%
62%
58
flagFrance
13%
13%
13%
59%
59
flagBelgium
11%
5%
23%
58%
17
flagPoland
14%
10%
19%
55%
13360
flagCanada
22%
14%
14%
48%
27
flagNorway
28%
12%
16%
44%
25
flagUnknown
18%
20%
18%
42%
59
flagSweden
7%
28%
21%
42%
14
flagthe United States
18%
13%
28%
39%
167
flagDenmark
15%
26%
21%
36%
19
flagCzech Republic
21%
21%
21%
35%
14
flagIndia
25%
25%
25%
20%
43

Gender

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

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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?
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