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Are silver carp an invasive species?

Asked: Mike Hulbert, Last Updated:

Regulatory Classification. The silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) is a prohibited invasive species in Minnesota, which means it is unlawful (a misdemeanor) to possess, import, purchase, transport, or introduce this species except under a permit for disposal, control, research, or education.

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    1/4 Acre – 5 pounds fathead minnows, 75 bluegill sunfish, 50 channel catfish, and 25 largemouth bass.

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  • Does freezing clams kill them?

    Frozen clams will last up to 3 months at 0 degrees F. Thaw frozen clams in the refrigerator before using, and never refreeze them. While About.com is not always the best, in this case their information passes the gut test. Frozen clams certainly would be killed, and so wouldn't open upon steaming.

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    Roe can come from all different kinds of fish, including the beluga sturgeon (true caviar), other types of sturgeon (the source of a lot of imitation caviar), salmon (the red-orange eggs in sushi), and carp. Some shellfish, like lobsters, also produce edible eggs technically known as coral because of their color.

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    Basa is said to be inexpensive because it grows fast, it's easily harvested and it's processed in factories near the farm. Being able to get the fish to market without the expense of maintaining a fleet of fishing boats helps keep the price low.

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