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Bought this fish off a supermarket in Singapore, and was told it is a Piranha. However a check via the Internet reveals that it is actually a Pacu.
Pacu, is common name for several species of omnivorous South American freshwater fish that are related to the piranha (don't know why they said its from Indonesia). Full details about this fish can be found here:
The Pacu was prepared, cleaned, & steamed with sour plum, & some sliced red chili. Noted during the gutting of this fish was copious amounts of Fish Oil (fats – Omega 3 fatty acids). Generally good for health – but damn.. it made for some bad dinner side dish. It smells too fishy even with all that garnishing.
But I believe if you ever caught one in the wild & you needed sustenance, this fish will provide plenty energy. But don't bank on having a great meal; it's fishy, oily, & has many tiny bones in its meat. Those teeth reminds me of "The Mask".
– C J Goh / Video Impetus (Singapore)
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