Kosher fish are those that have both fins and scales. Common varieties include bass, flounder, pike, salmon, and trout.

All other seafood is not kosher. Examples of non-kosher seafood include fish like catfish and shark (no scales), as well as all shellfish, squid and eel (no fins or scales).

A good detailed list of kosher and non-kosher fish can be found on the

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