What does it mean if fish is mushy?

Chef's answer
Because fish have very little connective tissue and fat, the flesh is quite delicate when cooked, so go easy with the spices and sauces. ... If fish flesh sits in acidic ingredients for more than 30 minutes, the acid will begin to denature the delicate protein, and you'll have a mushy fish when it's cooked.22 Aug 2006
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