Fish maw is the dried form of fresh and high quality air bladders of fish, which are rich in gelatin.
Dried scallop is called “Conpoy”, mainly from Japan, China and Vietnam.
3 types of Dried oysters:
sun-dried oyster and
Dried oyster are processed from fresh oysters and suitable for the autumn and winter season. Dried oysters are usually divided into the three types of: dried oyster, sun-dried oyster and half-dried oyster. During New Year and festivals, they are very popular.
Dried shrimps are made by removing shells of fresh sea shrimps and drying them. Mostly produced in Thailand, China and Vietnam, among which Thai dried shrimps are the most famous and best ones.
Dried prawns are bigger than dried shrimps in size and richer in texture. Divided into “freshly sun-dried” and “premium” dried prawns. Most are produced in Guangdong, China and Hong Kong.
Dried Sea Conch
There are fresh frozen and dried Sea conch meat. Fresh frozen ones are processed and frozen with fresh sea conch, while the dried sea conch refer to those being dried and processed. Produced in Australia, Middle-east, the USA and China.
Three types of octopus:
the Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris),
Long-armed Octopus and
Mainly produced in Shantou, Guangdong, China.
Two types of Dried Squid:
oval shape, Loligo, and
longitudinal shape. Ommastrephidae,
Mainly produced in Thailand, China and South Korea.