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cartilaginous fishesclick to hear

Fish with skeletons made of cartilage rather than bones; their flesh usually contains no bones.
cartilaginous fishes sturgeon skate smooth hound larger spotted dogfish

sturgeon click to hear

This freshwater or saltwater fish of imposing size is prized for its firm flesh and its eggs, which constitute the true caviar.

skate click to hear

Its pinkish or whitish boneless flesh must be cooked until it is no longer viscous or gelatinous; the main edible parts are the wings (pectoral fins).

smooth hound click to hear

Shark of the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Pacific; its white flesh has a faint smell of ammonia that disappears with cooking.

larger spotted dogfish click to hear

Shark of the Mediterranean and Atlantic; it tastes best if cooked when very fresh and served with a flavorful sauce.