At best it has a rank fishy odour, and the darker the colour the more disagreeable the smell.
During the life of the whale the contents of these cavities are in a fluid condition, but no sooner is the "head matter" removed than the solid wax spermaceti separates in white crystalline flakes, leaving the oil a clear yellow fluid having a fishy odour.
long, and from 1 to 4 lines broad, and have two lateral furrows, a close fracture, a disagreeable rancid taste, and a faint, fishy odour, which last becomes more perceptible when the powder of, the drug is mixed with potash solution.
In addition, most krill oil supplements contain a bad odor (very fishy); we've managed to virtually eliminate it using patented technology.
The lobster was returned as it smelled so fishy that we were almost sick and thought that it might actually be off.