Is fish considered meat in the Bible?
Fish is Not Considered Meat
Biblically, the flesh of fish is separated from the flesh of man, beast and bird. This verse is used as the bedrock for the allowance of fish during Lent. Fish has been a staple in Christian diets for a very long time.
Is chicken and fish considered meat?
Definition of Meat
The American Meat Science Association defines meat as red meat (beef, pork, and lamb), poultry, fish/seafood, and meat from other managed species (AMSA, 2017).
Why is fish different from meat?
Fish has shorter muscle fibers and less connective tissue than meat, and the connective tissue is more delicate and positioned differently. In fish, connective tissues lie mainly in thin sheets that separate orderly layers of muscle fibers.