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 fish meat or vegetarian?
Since fish and seafood are considered animal flesh, they’re not technically vegetarian. If someone eats these foods while otherwise following a vegetarian diet, they’re typically referred to as a pescatarian.
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.