What are some pointers to tell if a fish is fresh?

  • Shiny, bright, clear eyes
  • should smell of the sea, not fish 
  • gills should be red
  • scales should be shiny 
  • firm and moist flesh

What are the 3 classifications of fish?

Oily fish, White (Round and Flat), Shellfish ( Molluscs and Crustaceans)

Give some examples of these classifications

Oily - Salmon, Trout, Herring, Sardines

White round - Cod, Haddock, Coley 

White flat - Plaice, Halibut, Turbot

Shellfish (molluscs) - Oysters, Scallops, Mussels

Shellfish (crustaceans) - Crab, Lobster, Prawn

Describe oily fish

Oily fish is highest in Omega 3, the flesh is quite dark


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