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Can a fish live 100 years?

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The coelacanth — a giant weird fish still around from dinosaur times — can live for 100 years, a new study found. ... Coelacanths are so endangered that scientists can only study specimens already caught and dead. In the past, scientists calculated fish ages by counting big lines on a specific coelacanth scale.

FAQ

  • Which wine is best with fish?

    Dry white wine like Pinot Gris or Sauvignon Blanc pair best with fish like cod and tilapia. The earthiness of the pour enhances the flavors of these fish, and plays well on the palate.

  • What are the do's in preserving smoked fish?

    The internal heat of the fish must reach 150 degrees (preferably 160) for at least 30 minutes. You must salt or brine the fish long enough so that the salt penetrates all parts of the fish. If you store your smoked fish you must keep it refrigerated at 38° (or less) or freeze it.

  • Are oysters still alive when eaten raw?

    Yes! Oysters are still alive as you eat them! In fact, if you are going to eat an oyster raw, it has to be alive or else it will no longer be safe to eat. In the case of oysters, alive means fresh!

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  • Does tuna go bad in the fridge?

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  • Can you remove skin from fish after cooking?

    All you need is a fresh fish, an oven turned up to 180 degrees and - you guessed it - a sheet of newspaper. Simply wrap the fish in the paper and put it in the oven for 20 minutes. Once it's cooked, pull it out and hey presto - the skin should peel right off the fish.

  • How do you smoke fish with skin on?

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  • Is fish from the chippy healthy?

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  • Does crawfish taste like prawn?

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    Big pike, however, go deep. Many times they are in water 15 feet deep or deeper. At these times, a big deep running lure is needed.

  • Why do fish bite each other's lips?

    Many species of cichlid grab each other by the lips to wrestle. Males most often engage in this behavior. This behavior can stem from a territorial dispute or showing off for females. ... It can be a good idea to separate fish when you see this behavior.

  • How long do you cook crayfish in boiling water?

    Crayfish cooking times

    1. To cook crayfish, bring a large saucepan or stock pot of salted water to the boil. ...
    2. Under 600g, boil for 10 minutes.
    3. 600g - 800g, boil for 12 minutes.
    4. 800g - 1kg, boil for 14 minutes.
    5. 1kg - 1.5kg, boil for 16 minutes.
    6. 1.5kg - 2kg, boil for 18 minutes.
    7. 3kg + over, boil for 25 minutes.

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  • Is oyster sauce Haram?

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