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Can a pistol shrimp kill?

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Pistol shrimp are aptly named. Despite their small, unassuming presence, they carry with them an impressive weapon that can discharge powerful underwater 'bullets' capable of stunning or even killing prey.

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  • Can you use a catfish rod for saltwater fishing?

    Yes, but select the ones which imitate baitfish. I've used some of my larger tied streamer flies for striped bass and blue fish in saltwater. I'm certain lures would work also.

  • What do clown fish sleep in?

    Like humans and other kinds of fish, clownfish do sleep. The typical behavior they present is lying motionlessly at the bottom or inside anemones. The ideal time for them to do so is at night.

  • Do fish bite when its windy?

    The wind direction doesn't cause fish to bite, but the reason behind the wind direction often does. For example, an east wind usually blows after a big cold front. ... A bit of chop on the water reduces the visibility underwater, so fish can't readily see the flaws in your bait.

  • What helps fish breathe?

    Fish breathe with their gills, and they need a constant supply of oxygen. Gills sit under the operculum. This is called the gill slit.

  • Do dolphins ruin fishing?

    Fishermen, however, are not as crazy about the aquatic mammals. ... Common complaints from local fishermen include the dolphins ruining their fishing spots, eating fish off their hooks and making it nearly impossible for them to catch fish.

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  • What do you eat with fried clams?

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  • Are Catfish good for small ponds?

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    They feed primarily on small fish and shrimp. These fish are found throughout Gulf waters. The Atlantic cutlassfish is found in the Atlantic, Indian and western Pacific Oceans.

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