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Is it ok to eat smelly fish?

luckyclover07 | Aug 11, 201807:28 PM

I bought some filleted sea bass from the market but made an extra stop on the way home. It was 27C outside today and it took me more than an hour from the time I.bought the fish to the time I got home. When bought the fish was firm and everything looked good and didnt have a smell, but by the time I got it home it stank. not enough to make me gag, but it's unpleasant and the flesh is not as firm, but still not mushy or discoloured. It had been on ice but I know it wasnt fresh because I bought it on discoubt at the end of the day when the market is clearing out their fish. I normally eat frozen fish (I have only recently started enjoying it as I hated fish as a kid) but it was sea bass that was on discount which is my fave fish and I cant gwt it frozen. I normally get away with eating dodgy food, but am uncertain about how risky smelly fish is? It was only not being refridgerated for an hour and looks ok, but have not had sea bass that smelled that fishy before. I dont really care of its not as tasty or anyyhing, but dont want to waste it. How risky is it to eat it if it is well cooked?

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