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submitted 9 months ago by mp3@lemmy.ca to c/memes@lemmy.ml
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[-] XCraftMC@sh.itjust.works 37 points 9 months ago

because of their...insides?

[-] frankivo@feddit.nl 44 points 9 months ago

The salmon doesn't know that ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

[-] quindraco@lemm.ee 9 points 9 months ago
[-] roon@lemmy.ml 10 points 9 months ago

One of the differences between wild and farmed salmon is their color. Wild salmon gets its pink color from the natural astaxanthin found in their diet, while farmed salmon is fed synthetic astaxanthin or dyes to give it a similar color.

Wild salmon has a more vibrant color compared to farmed salmon, which can appear pale or dull.

Source

[-] poppy@lemm.ee 9 points 9 months ago

Am I blind, or in that entire article discussing the color of salmon meat does it not show a photo comparison?

[-] idunnololz@lemmy.world 5 points 9 months ago

Often times they actually dye farmed salmon meat so consumers will not freak out over the grey colored salmon meat.

[-] FiskFisk33@lemmy.world 1 points 9 months ago
[-] kungen@feddit.nu 4 points 9 months ago

Farmed salmon (without astaxanthin or dye added) isn't very pink was their point I think?

[-] HikingVet@lemmy.sdf.org 2 points 9 months ago

Well, that's also a sign of poor nutrition in salmon.

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