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Are sardines baby fish?

Asked: Brad Turkheim, Last Updated:

The terms sardine and pilchard are not precise, and what is meant depends on the region. The United Kingdom's Sea Fish Industry Authority, for example, classifies sardines as young pilchards. One criterion suggests fish shorter in length than 6 inches (15 cm) are sardines, and larger ones pilchards.

FAQ

  • How soon should fish be cleaned?

    Tools and Equipment for Fish-Cleaning Once fish are dead, it's best to clean them within two hours and eat them within 24 hours. You will need a method of holding your fish until you are ready to clean them. Some anglers use a stringer to keep the fish in the water. Other anglers place fish directly on ice in a cooler.

  • Can fish give diseases to humans?

    Like all animals, fish may carry germs that make people sick. These germs can also contaminate the water in which fish live. Although fish and aquarium water can spread germs to people, illness due to keeping fish is rare.

  • Should you use oil to cook fish and chips?

    When deep frying fish, you want to use oil that has a high smoke point because you need to fry the fish at a high temperature. The Flavor. Fish is delicate, so you want to choose oil that has a neutral flavor that won't overpower the fish.

  • What is the healthiest fish for dogs?

    Types of fish that are safe for dogs include:

    • Whitefish.
    • Flounder.
    • Salmon.
    • Herring.
    • Catfish.
    • Cod.
    • Whiting.
    • Light tuna fish (canned)
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  • What is the biggest fish you can catch in the UK?

    The largest shore caught fish is a 169lb 6oz skate caught in 1994 (more on this catch below) and the largest boat caught record is a tunny (bluefin tuna) of 851lbs caught by Lorenzo Henry-Mitchell off the coast of Whitby in 1933 which remains the biggest ever rod and line catch in British waters.

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