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%
16%
83%
12
flagItaly
11%
5%
11%
70%
34
flagGermany
10%
8%
10%
69%
164
flagthe Netherlands
9%
4%
14%
67%
62
flagAustria
0%
8%
26%
65%
23
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
7%
20%
64%
64
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
10%
14%
62%
390
flagSwitzerland
15%
15%
7%
61%
13
flagFrance
13%
13%
13%
59%
59
flagPoland
13%
9%
19%
56%
14207
flagBelgium
10%
10%
26%
52%
19
flagSweden
6%
25%
18%
50%
16
flagNorway
24%
10%
17%
48%
29
flagUkraine
18%
18%
18%
45%
11
flagUnknown
14%
17%
23%
44%
84
flagCanada
24%
17%
13%
44%
29
flagCzech Republic
20%
20%
20%
40%
15
flagthe United States
18%
14%
28%
38%
181
flagDenmark
15%
25%
25%
35%
20
flagIndia
23%
28%
26%
19%
46

Gender

men54%
women48%
tuna
14%
15%
catfish
10%
10%
eel
21%
25%
shark
54%
48%

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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?
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