This guide brings facts about habitat and nutritional benefits, together with information about buying, preparing and cooking fish and shellfish. Information is given on all kinds of fish, including entries on many varieties of seafish and freshwater fish, crustaceans, gastropods, molluscs, and other editble sea creatures. The catalogue also covers all kinds of processed fish, from dried and salted fish, to pickled fish, canned fish, smoked fish and fish sauces and pastes. The recipe section includes recipes for cooking fish, with step-by-step photographs. Enjoy world's fish recipes for every occasion including clam chowder, glazed garlic shrimp, Thai fishcakes, and other soups and appetizers. Discover stylish mousses, pates and terrines from a brandade of salt cod to an elegant smoked salmon terrine with lemons.