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Fresh tilefish and American red snapper are available at Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Inside Long Island's best fish markets

Here are 10 of Long Island's best fish markets. All of them are owned and staffed by passionate piscophiles who want nothing more than to make a fish lover out of you.

At Artie's South Shore Fish & Grill in
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At Artie's South Shore Fish & Grill in Island Park, owner Artie Hoerning poses with a fiberglass cast of a 163-pound swordfish he caught. (Feb. 13, 2013)

The head of a shark decorates Artie's South
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The head of a shark decorates Artie's South Shore Fish and Grill in Island Park. (June 12, 2009)

Cor-J Seafood in Hampton Bays is a busy
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Cor-J Seafood in Hampton Bays is a busy retail and wholesale seafood shop where customers walk right into the daily working space. (Sept. 17, 2013)

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A fish gets filleted. Cor-J Seafood in Hampton
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A fish gets filleted. Cor-J Seafood in Hampton Bays is a busy retail and wholesale seafood shop where customers walk right into the daily working space. (Sept. 17, 2013)

Charlie Fravola (left), owner of Marine Fisheries fish
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Charlie Fravola (left), owner of Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck, helps a regular customer, Carol Kauffman (right), of Great Neck, select fish for an upcoming dinner party she is hosting. (Sep. 17, 2013)

Charlie Fravola, owner of Marine Fisheries in Great
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Charlie Fravola, owner of Marine Fisheries in Great Neck, poses for a portrait holding a whole striped bass behind the display case in his fish market. (Sep. 17, 2013)

Charlie Fravola, owner of Marine Fisheries in Great
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Charlie Fravola, owner of Marine Fisheries in Great Neck, cuts a piece of fish for a customer while she waits. (Sep. 17, 2013)

Charlie Fravola (right), owner of Marine Fisheries in
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Charlie Fravola (right), owner of Marine Fisheries in Great Neck, and his son Joseph help a couple of regular customers make a selection. (Sep. 17, 2013)

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Whole Red Snapper fish are displayed on ice
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Whole Red Snapper fish are displayed on ice for customers to select at Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

Joseph Fravola (left) and Kayla Shin help a
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Joseph Fravola (left) and Kayla Shin help a group of customers select a variety of fresh fish at Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

A selection of whole fish including tilapia, whitefish
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A selection of whole fish including tilapia, whitefish and salmon, is displayed behind the counter on ice at Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

A selection of whole fish including red snapper
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A selection of whole fish including red snapper and brook trout is displayed behind the counter on ice at Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

An exterior view of Marine Fisheries fish market
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An exterior view of Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

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An exterior view of Marine Fisheries fish market
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An exterior view of Marine Fisheries fish market in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

Jose Ibanez (right) and Victor Villatoro (left) cut
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Jose Ibanez (right) and Victor Villatoro (left) cut fresh pieces of Cod and Corvina fish inside of Marine Fisheries in Great Neck. (Sep. 17, 2013)

Southold Fish Market moved into its new location
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Southold Fish Market moved into its new location at 64755 Route 25 in Southold in September 2013. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Nino Locascio is co-owner of Mastic Seafood in
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Nino Locascio is co-owner of Mastic Seafood in Mastic. (Jan. 30, 2012)

American red snapper and butterfish are available at
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American red snapper and butterfish are available at Captain Ben Bracco's Seafood Market, a fish market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

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Fresh fish sit on ice in the refrigerated
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Fresh fish sit on ice in the refrigerated display case at Setauket Seafood, a family owned market in East Setauket. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Jose Coto holds a swordfish for customers to
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Jose Coto holds a swordfish for customers to view as they shop for fresh seafood and fish at John's Farms in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Fresh swordfish steaks at John's Farms in Plainview.
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Fresh swordfish steaks at John's Farms in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

A customer makes his seafood selection at John's
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A customer makes his seafood selection at John's Farms in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Wilmer Gebara, left, holds a tuna, and Cruz
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Wilmer Gebara, left, holds a tuna, and Cruz Coto a kingfish they show to customers at John's Farms Market in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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Fresh fish are kept on ice and displayed
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Fresh fish are kept on ice and displayed as customers shop for fresh seafood at John's Farms in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Customers shop for fresh seafood at John's Farms
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Customers shop for fresh seafood at John's Farms fish market in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Cruz Coto handles a kingfish at John's Farms
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Cruz Coto handles a kingfish at John's Farms in Plainview. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Kevin Halton, owner of Two Cousins Fish Market
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Kevin Halton, owner of Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport, holds up a freshly caught striped bass.

Customers can select their own fish at Captain
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Customers can select their own fish at Captain Ben Bracco's Seafood Market, a fish market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

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Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport. (Sept. 5,
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Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport cleans a
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Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport cleans a whole fish for one of its customers. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Fresh tilefish and American red snapper are available
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Fresh tilefish and American red snapper are available at Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport advertises the
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Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport advertises the catches of the day. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport has a
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Two Cousins Fish Market in Freeport has a wide selection of whole fresh fish. (Sept. 5, 2013)

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Customers can select their own fish at Captain
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Customers can select their own fish at Captain Ben's Bracco's, a fish market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Jerry Bracco, owner of Captain Ben's Bracco's, fish
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Jerry Bracco, owner of Captain Ben's Bracco's, fish market in Freeport, holds up a wild salmon. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Customers shop for fresh seafood at John's Farms
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Customers shop for fresh seafood at John's Farms in Plainview.

In addition to whole fish, where customers can
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In addition to whole fish, where customers can select their own fish at Captain Ben's Bracco's fish market in Freeport, they also sell fish already cut and cleaned. Salmon is among the selection. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Customers can select their own fish at Captain
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Customers can select their own fish at Captain Ben's Bracco's, fish market in Freeport. (Sept. 5, 2013)

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An assortment of whole fish on ice at
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An assortment of whole fish on ice at Setauket Seafood, a family-owned market in East Setauket. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Just arrived, soft shell crabs at Setauket Seafood,
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Just arrived, soft shell crabs at Setauket Seafood, a family-owned market in East Setauket. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Matt Lin, co-owner of Setauket Seafood, a family-owned
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Matt Lin, co-owner of Setauket Seafood, a family-owned market in East Setauket, holds a whole salmon. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Eddie Lin, co-owner of Setauket Seafood, a family-owned
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Eddie Lin, co-owner of Setauket Seafood, a family-owned market in East Setauket, displays a pair of live lobsters. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Eddie Lin, co-owner of Setauket Seafood, a family-owned
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Eddie Lin, co-owner of Setauket Seafood, a family-owned market in East Setauket, weighs an ocean trout. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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Co-owner Eddie Lin waits patiently for customers to
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Co-owner Eddie Lin waits patiently for customers to make their selection at Setauket Seafood, a family-owned market in East Setauket. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Marisela Staller, left, of East Setauket, shows co-owner
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Marisela Staller, left, of East Setauket, shows co-owner Eddie Lin her choice for dinner.

Eddie Lin reaches into the refrigerated cooler to
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Eddie Lin reaches into the refrigerated cooler to select a customer's choice filet of fish. Many choices of fresh fish are on display at Setauket Seafood, a family owned market in East Setauket. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Setauket Seafood, a family owned market in East
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Setauket Seafood, a family owned market in East Setauket. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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