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How do you pick fresh fish?

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The skin should be bright and shiny with close-fitting scales. Dry, dull flesh and loose scales are signs of age. The eyes should be clear and bulging; if the fish has sunken or cloudy eyes, look for a fresher specimen. Gills should be reddish and damp, not sticky.

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  • How can you tell if frozen salmon is bad?

    Visual Signs

    1. Dulled, gray tint.
    2. Sunken, whitish, or filmy eyes instead of white eyes with dark purple pupil.
    3. Sticky, white, or stringy-looking gills.
    4. Mold, discoloration, slimy residue, or odd growths.
    5. Uncommon dark spots.

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