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Cobbler Fish / Vietnamese River Cobbler / Pangasius

A type of fish native to the Far East, and Vietnam in particular, where it is farmed on the Mekong River.

In Britain, you are most likely to find the fish labelled as Cobbler, and as white fillets, resembling cod. It is, however, far inferior to cod or haddock in both flavour and texture and only suitable for fish pies, fishcakes etc. or for when you might otherwise use coley.

There has also been some controversy over both the quality of environmental conditions in which the fish are reared, and its feed. We would not buy this fish for any reason at the present time.

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