Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of Dried Fish and Anchovies, a huge selection and wide variety of dried and smoked fish at an indoor market in Pontianak, Indonesian Borneo. Dried Fish and salted fish are like part of a staple diet in Southeast Asia, partly due to this highly nutritious and healthy food being preserved in such a way that allows it to last a lot longer than fresh fish which in the tropics for those without a fridge/freezer is a necessity as fish food quickly goes bad in such extreme climatic conditions which are the norm in the tropics. ie. heat and high humidity. Salted and dried fish is the perfect way to preserve and store the seafood for an extremely long time without the need for artificial cooling gadgets.