Buying Fresh Whole Fish:
clear, bright eyes
red or pink, clean gills.
brightly colored skin with tightly
flesh, elastic to the touch, clinging
tightly to the bones.
display: on ice tables or in refrigerated
units at 1-2 degrees Celsius (34-36
from a reliable kosher fish store, or only
fish with skin on that they can personally
The FDA warns
that species substitution is a serious
problem even from their perspective.