"There is no downside to buying frozen fish," Gibbons said.

Can you still buy fresh fish daily (ie red snapper) from the co-op or along seafood row?
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Some fish markets cut their own fillets but most buy them precut, either from filleting houses in New York or ''over the road'' from New Bedford, Mass.; the latter fillets tend to fetch a lower price. Asking a salesperson in a fish market where the filleting was done does not necessarily mean you will receive accurate information. Fish market personnel frequently seem ignorant of the provenance of their wares these days and insist that every item on display is ''fresh.''
The starting point when buying good-quality frozen fish is a fishmonger or store you trust.
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There are plenty of ways to add fish to your diet, including buying it fresh, canned, and frozen. "Freezing is an excellent way of preserving the quality of fish. Frozen fish is often of higher quality than fish that's not frozen," says nutrition scientist Joyce Nettleton, DSc. "But it must be handled properly." The fish should be frozen right after being caught, not frozen, thawed, then frozen again. Before cooking, let the fish come to room temperature. So, Houston, where do you buy your fish, oysters, clams, mussels, crawfish, or shrimp?
Photo provided by FlickrHere are four places to buy fresh fish and seafood in Atlanta:
Photo provided by FlickrAnd sniff, of course; if the fish smells too fishy, don't buy it.
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Not every type of fish can be used for Japanese raw fish preparations. The list is limited to salt water fish and shellfish because fresh water fish or shellfish can harbor dangerous microorganisms that are destroyed only upon cooking. Salmon, an anadromous fish that is born in fresh water but spends most of its life in salt water, is one exception. But be sure to buy fresh Atlantic or Pacific salmon, not salmon trout. Smaller fish, up to three pounds, should be purchased whole. It is easier to judge freshness in a whole fish. The eyes should be bright, clear and not sunken, the gills red, the skin springy to the touch and not slimy. Fish should never have a strong or fishy odor. At most, a clean, slightly briny fragrance is all you should detect. Whole fish should be gutted and cleaned, with all traces of blood removed as soon as possible. For sushi or sashimi, never buy pre-cut fillets of fish that fish markets usually have on hand. However, you can buy sections of large fish such as tuna, halibut and salmon that are too large to purchase whole if you can judge the freshness of the fish. Do not buy tuna that looks very bloody. In my humble opinion, this is the best fish money can buy in Brooklyn. Huge luscious tuna steaks, sea scallops so sweet they can be eaten for breakfast, and select buckets of fresh cod, halibut, and blue fish make this stand at the farmer’s market my favorite stop.There are cases of delicious pre-made items like crab cakes and steamed claws as well as fresh fish with inspiring recipes. A fairly extensive offering of seasonings and spices is appreciated! Side salads are available to round out your meal. There’s also the option to buy shares of fresh fish deliveries each week at other locations in Brooklyn, check out their community supported fish program Where to buy the best fish? That's a tough question, given the complicated nature of sourcing seafood. Recent reports show is a major problem, in that people aren't always getting what they pay for. An even greater concern involves the fact that we're fishing our oceans dry, damaging vital habitat young fish need to thrive and survive, and killing lots of non-target species in the process. The 5 Worst Places to Buy Fish
While some of these seafood-selling companies did show positive change, they all have a long way to go.