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Types of Fish

 

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Below is a chart showing types of edible fish. Click on the pictures to find information on the individual species such as whether they are freshwater, saltwater (marine) flat fish, round fish, white fish or oily fish plus lots of recipes for each one.  

 

NB  Pictures are not to scale  

Anchovy

Bass (sea)

Bream (sea)

Cod

 

Dogfish ( Huss, Rock, Rock Salmon)

Eel


Haddock

Halibut

Herring

Huss (Dogfish, Rock, Rock Salmon)

Mackerel

 

Monkfish

 

Mullet

Plaice

Red Snapper

Rock (Rock Salmon, Huss, Dogfish)

Salmon

 

Sardines (Pilchards)

Skate

Sole

Swordfish

Trout

Tuna

Turbot

 

 

Below is a list of other fish with brief descriptions plus cooking method recommendations. 

 

This section is in the process of being collated, so please check back in the very near future for further additions.

 

 

Other Fish

(brief descriptions)

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Name (Family) Type Cooking method
Barramundi (Latidae) White  Freshwater Round Bake, fry, grill
Basa or Bocourti  (Pangasiidae) White  Freshwater Round Bake, braise, fry, grill
Brill  (Scophthalmidae) White  Seawater  Flatfish Bake, fry, grill
Carp  (Cyprinidae) White  Freshwater Round Bake,  braise, stew
Catfish  (Siluriformes) White  Freshwater Round Bake, braise, fry, grill
Coley (Gadidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Dab (Pleuronectidae) White  Seawater  Flatfish Bake, fry, grill, poach
Flounder (Pleuronectidae) White  Seawater  Flatfish Bake, fry, grill, poach
Grouper (Serranidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Gurnard (Triglidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Hake (Merlucciidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Hoki (Merlucciidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake, fry, grill, poach
John Dory  (Zeidae) White  Seawater  Flatfish Bake,  fry, grill, poach
Ling (Lotidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Mahi-Mahi  (Coryphaenidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake,  fry, grill, poach
Milkfish (Chanidae) White  Sea/Freshwater Round Bake,  fry, grill, stuffed
Orange Roughy (Trachichthyidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake,  fry, grill, poach
Perch (Percidae) White  Freshwater Round Bake, boil,  stew
Pike  (Esocidae) White  Freshwater Round Bake, boil,  stew
Pollock (Gadidae) White  Seawater  Round Bake,  fry, grill, poach
Redfish/Rockfish  (Sebastes) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Sprat/ Whitebait (Clupeidae) Oily  Seawater  Round Deep Fry
Sturgeon (Acipenseridae) White  Sea/Freshwater Round Bake, braise,  grill, poach
Tilapia (Cichlidae) White  Freshwater Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
Whiting (Gadidaes) White  Seawater  Round Bake, braise, fry, grill, poach
 

 

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