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Are cuttlefish poisonous to eat?

Asked: Daniel Larochelle, Last Updated:

It was recently discovered that octopuses, cuttlefish and squid are venomous, capable of delivering a toxic bite. ... Gram for gram this squid venom toxin is as deadly to crabs as the most lethal snake venom toxins are to mice.

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    PS, the reason naming things is considered bad luck, as it was considered ill-luck to name something/someone before they reached a certain age. To be named was to risk attracting the attention of the capricious gods, and no one wanted that below a certain age.

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    Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions 1 anchovy fillet = 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste (to make your own quick anchovy paste, simply mash anchovies to a paste consistency) 1 teaspoon mashed anchovies = 1 teaspoon anchovy paste (but remember the paste has added vinegar and spices and is milder in flavor) One 2-ounce can ...

  • How deep are Manila clams?

    4" deep Since their siphons are short, they live fairly high in the intertidal zone burying only up to 4" deep into the mud or gravel. Being so close to the surface allows easy access to food in the water, but also makes them easy targets for hand picking and raking.

  • Is squid a meat or fish?

    Squid has thin, mild flesh compared with octopus and cuttlefish, which have thicker, more flavorful meat like that of crab or lobster. Unlike fish and shellfish, raw squid meat is smooth and firm. When prepared properly, calamari becomes tender and absorbs the flavors it's cooked with.

  • How do shrimp move around?

    Unlike fish, shrimp do not have fins that enable them to swim, but they can certainly move around in the water. A shrimp "swims" by quickly pulling its abdomen in toward its carapace (body). This motion shoots them through the water. However, because of body configuration, it also means that shrimp swim backward.

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