Fish and shellfish decompose very quickly after they die. For this reason they must be eaten while they are absolutely fresh or, alternatively, be deep frozen or preserved in order to increase their keeping time and conserve the healthy nutritional elements in them. One can employ a number of different methods of preservation, for example, cooking, salting, drying, smoking, marinating, and fermentation. In all cases, the taste and texture are affected.
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