Every winter, in Hunan Province, they empty artificial lake.
I am not sure about this fish name. It is a very fat fish. Its meat almost taste like meat!
You salt the fish and cut it in order for the fish to absorb the salt.
It should dry.
As long as you have sun, Chinese people put the fish to dry outside
Food has always been scarce in China. Drying fishes is a good way to make some provision for winter.
Chinese people eat everything including fish intestines.
Here a soup with fishes head and some tofu.