How do you dress a fish?
Make a cut the entire length of the belly and remove the entrails and pelvic fins. Using a sharp knife, remove the head and the pectoral fins by making a cut just in front of the collarbone. If the backbone is large, cut down to it on either side and snap the head off.
What are the methods of filleting a fish?
1 Making a cut across the fish at an angle, below the gill flap and fin to the belly. 2 Making a shallow cut from behind the head along the top of the dorsal fin to the tail. 3 Skimming the knife over the bones to free the top fillet. 4 Releasing the top fillet from the fish.