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European Retail Fish Markets and seafood displays : The standard of European retail fish markets continues to improve.  Each country has its seafood specialties, which often reflect historic fisheries.  The Dutch have their salted herring and smoked eel and the Spanish love their hake.  In the last few years there has been an increase in the variety and quantity of farmed fish for sale. European retail fish markets began selling farmed rainbow trout and salmon many years ago. Now many contintental retail fish markets sell farmed tilapia and Vietnamese catfish as well.

European Retail Fish Markets and seaf...

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The standard of European retail fish markets continues to improve. Ea ...

Updated: Apr 10, 2010 2:55am PST

Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan : Often described as the greatest wholesale fish market in the world.  Tsukiji Fish Market in downtown Tokyo sells a breathtaking variety of fish & shellfish.  Tsukiji sells live fish and shellfish as well as the best possible quality of fresh and frozen seafood.  Even though the Tsukiji fish market building dates from the 1930s the market is cleaned so thoroughly everyday that there is no fishy odour (TMA) at all. One can happily visit for many hours, spend the rest of the day in the same clothes, and no one will be aware of where you have been from the smell of your clothes or your shoes. The freshness and packaging of the seafood on display provides a valuable lesson for everyone in the global seafood industry.

Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan

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Often described as the greatest wholesale fish market in the world. T ...

Updated: Apr 09, 2010 8:39am PST

Fulton Fish Market, New York City : Fulton Fish Market is the largest urban wholesale fish market in North America.  For almost two centuries it was located in downtown Manhattan along South Street, Front Street, Water Street and Peck Slip.  In 2005 a New Fulton Fish Market opened at Hunts Point in the Bronx, New York.  

Between 1982 and 1994 about 1500 seafood species were sold at the original Fulton Fish Market from all over the world to feed New York's cosmopolitan population.  Atlantic Canada, New England, and all the states down to Florida and around the Gulf of Mexico supplied the bulk of supplies.  Canada and New England were important for codfishes (haddock, cod, and pollock) and flatfish.  New York and New Jersey and the Middle Atlantic States supplied bass, flatfish, porgies, squid, tilefish, weakfish, and a large assortment of other species.  Southern States supplied warm water fish such as snapper, grouper, and spotted seatrout.  Migratory fish such as tuna were caught in season all along the USA seaboard.  Alaska sent salmon in season.  During the early 1980s new sources of fresh (unfrozen) seafood opened up.  Norwegian farmed salmon arrived into Fulton followed by farmed salmon from Maine, Washington State, Canada, Scotland, and Chile.  Latin America supplied groupers, snappers, croakers, porgies and many other species.  New Zealand supplied green-lipped mussels, orange roughy, oreo dories, John Dorys, clams, oysters and even sea robins (gurnards) among many other species. Caribbean islands supplied snapper, parrotfish, grunts and various exotic reef fish. The Middle East expanded exports to Fulton.  Oman and Saudi Arabia supplied groupers, snappers, croakers and various wrasse.  Pakistan supplied seafood to Fulton as well as west African and east African countries. Tuna came from the Philippines.  Swordfish arrived from Chile.  Fulton even received seafood from Antarctic waters.  There weren't many countries with a marine fishing industry that didn't ship seafood to Fulton during the time I was there.

Fulton Fish Market, New York City

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Fulton Fish Market is the largest urban wholesale fish market in North ...

Updated: Feb 05, 2009 8:11am PST

European auctions and wholesale markets :

European auctions and wholesale markets

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Updated: Jan 06, 2008 4:01am PST

Kyoto Fish Market, Japan :

Kyoto Fish Market, Japan

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Updated: Sep 21, 2007 3:06am PST

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