Processing of the fishNovember 23, 2017 in Chile ⋅ ☁️ 21 °C
By now, it was time for Hristo's dental appointment so he went for it while I continued walking around the sea food market looking at the activities going on.
One of the fisherman started processing the fish. That attracted a hoard of pelicans and sea lions.
As a first pass, he cut the head off of all the fish and threw each one of them in the sea. This would create a feeding frenzy in the water nearby with the sea lions and the pelicans, all going after the loot. Even the normally shy heron was sitting near the fisherman waiting for a chance to get some handouts.
In the second pass, he cut open the gut and threw it in the sea. The third pass was slicing of the upper scales and cutting of the tail. This attracted more of the pelicans and sea gulls with smaller chunks of meat. The fourth and the last pass was slicing of the lower scales and putting the orange edible layer in buckets of water.Read more