Thursday, April 15, 2010
Why have these storage boxes appeared at the Fisherman's co-op? Very large quantities of Mullet are netted at this time of the year.
The fish are transported away to be processed and they yield a number of products.
Other fresh clean examples are sold all year and are economically priced and are said to be delicious when smoked although this art may have been lost. The flesh can have an 'oily' flavour and some discolouration at times.
Some say the quantities of mullet have declined. No wonder, some say the fish are caught before they have spawned in the local rivers. The price offered to the fishermen has been unsatisfactory and some have declined to harvest the mullet.