Hanging Bar-Fish - Ocean metropolis - Hong Kong - 2013
Since always, the Chinese use to preserve fish by drying it under the sun. It is a good way to keep the catch surplus and expensive fishes for more appropriate days. Moreover, it is believed that eating certain food such as oysters during Chinese New Year celebrations will bring good luck. Each year, this tradition makes all sorts of fishes popping-up all over China. And a maritime city like Hong Kong is not an exception.
Zomppa published a nice article about dried fish in Hong Kong and its outlying islands.