fish-portion
a piece of a wet fish of specified uniform weight or size (about 2 cm thick) cut from a fillet, or a piece of a frozen fish usually rectilinear and of specified size and weight cut from a block of frozen fish flesh; wider than a fish stick or of a different shape

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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