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Can crayfish drown?

Asked: Michael Lindner, Last Updated:

Crawfish can drown without access to fresh air. Europeans consider crawfish a delicacy. ... Crawfish are also called crawdads, crayfish and mudbugs.

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    There's no problem giving your toddler fish oil supplements, but she won't need them if she's eating oily fish at least once a week. Oily fish is a good source of omega-3 essential fatty acids. It's better for your toddler to eat oily fish rather than take supplements if possible.

  • Can you get sick from shrimp ceviche?

    The reason is because ceviche (sev-ee-chay) is still, for the most part, a raw fish dish. The citrus bath the fish or seafood sits in does turn the meat opaque, giving it the appearance of being cooked, and it does kill some of the many wee beasties present in raw foods that can make you sick, notably the toxin vibrio.

  • Can I feed my fish flakes and pellets?

    Big fish can be fed large flakes, and it can be crumbled up and fed to small fish. An excellent all rounder. Pellets can be either floating or sinking, and are usually fed to large fish which can fit whole pellets into their mouths.

  • How fast is a squid in mph?

    We are extremely fast swimmers traveling at speeds between 23 and 25 miles per hour.

  • Are dead shiners good bait?

    Just about anything that swims eats shiners. Walleye, catfish, bullheads, pike, chain pickerel, bass, striped bass, yellow perch, crappie, and trout will readily eat shiners if they are present. As such, shiners are an excellent live or dead bait option if legal in your state or local waterway.

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  • How do fish breathe in muddy water?

    Lungfish live in muddy waters that are low in oxygen. They breathe by means of both gills and a lobed air bladder that serves as a primitive lung. They must come to the surface regularly to gulp air. They are survivors of a very ancient group of fish which were once worldwide.

  • Do jellyfish have 4 stomachs?

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    Fly fishing allows for an upstream presentation and stealthier presentation. In addition, you can work in tighter quarters when fly fishing. Spin fishing works well for imitating bait fish or crawdads and are presented at all water depths and are retrieved vs thrown upstream and brought to you.

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    Of those that live in the water (including fish) only those that have fins and scales may be eaten. All crustaceans and mollusk shellfish have no scales and are therefore unclean. These include shrimp/prawns, lobster, scallops, mussels, oysters, squid, octopus, crabs and other shellfish) is not clean.

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    Lack of Tank Preparation In really bad situations the deaths could occur overnight, but typically they will happen over a few days or a week. This is often because a tank hasn't been cycled correctly. Fish aren't the only organisms that live in aquariums.

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