Marine fish have scales

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Fish have very different scales - small, large, soft, hard ... This table shows you which fin carriers you should definitely scale and which ones the scales can stay on.

Fish speciesSkin edibleShed needed
eelNONO
perchYESYES
BreamYESYES
Sea breamYESYES
codYESNO**
Trout | charYESNO**
pikeYESYES
herringYESYES
GarfishYESYES
Carp (scale carp or mirror carp)YES*YES
Koehler | PollackYESNO**
salmonYESNO**
mackerelYESNO
Flounder | Plaice | dabYESNO
Roach | RuddYESYES
tenchYES*NO
catfishNONO
Sea bassYESYES
PikeperchYESYES

* The skin of carp and tench can taste musty - depending on which body of water the fish comes from

** The scales of larger specimens of these fish species can also have a disturbing effect. In this case, it is better to peel off the scaling or peel off the skin straight away