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For questions about animals that live under water, whether fresh water or salt water.

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saltiness of seawater. Ocean fish tend to rely on trimethylamine oxide (TMAO) for this purpose. Now this compound does not in itself have a particularly pungent odour, however: The problem is … that when fish are killed, bacteria and fish enzymes convert TMAO into trimethylamine (TMA), which gives off the characteristic “fishy” odor.This smell can be reduced in two ways.TMA on the …
answered Jan 18 by We are Monica.