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Tinapa is the Filipino term that usually refers to fish cooked or preserved through the process of smoking. It is a native delicacy in the Philippines and is often made from blackfin scad (Alepes melanoptera, known locally as galunggong), or from milkfish, which is locally known as bangus.[1]

The term tinapa can also refer to smoked meat[2] that also called tapa.

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  1. ^ "Tinapa (smoked fish)." Pinoycook.net. Accessed July 2011.
  2. ^ English, Leo (1989) [1st. Pub. 1977]. English — Tagalog Dictionary. Congregation of The Most Holy Redeemer. p. 966. ISBN 971-08-2962-9.