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%
220
flagthe Netherlands
7%
6%
12%
70%
77
flagItaly
10%
5%
15%
67%
40
flagSwitzerland
12%
12%
9%
64%
31
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
10%
15%
63%
496
flagFrance
11%
11%
13%
63%
69
flagAustria
0%
9%
29%
61%
31
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
8%
21%
60%
79
flagSweden
11%
17%
11%
60%
35
flagCroatia
17%
0%
23%
58%
17
flagthe United Arab Emirates
14%
14%
14%
57%
14
flagBelgium
10%
10%
25%
55%
20
flagPoland
14%
10%
20%
54%
19085
flagNorway
27%
11%
13%
47%
36
flagCzech Republic
21%
15%
15%
47%
19
flagCanada
20%
17%
17%
44%
34
flagthe United States
17%
15%
27%
39%
246
flagDenmark
13%
22%
27%
36%
22
flagUnknown
17%
15%
33%
33%
727
flagIndia
29%
32%
20%
14%
67

Gender

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

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