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Can giant squids sink ships?

Asked: Big O (Owen), Date Created:

In truth, the giant squid can't sink a ship, and it's not likely you'll be snatched off the deck by one. But it is a fascinating and dangerous creature we are only beginning to understand.

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    3 to 4 days A tuna salad with mayo lasts up to 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator. Beyond this time, it is not safe to be eaten anymore. The combination of fish and the mayo is not ideal for it to last longer than the above period.

  • Can you vacuum seal smoked fish?

    You can vacuum seal salmon that you smoke yourself, or you can preserve leftover pre-packaged salmon by vacuum sealing it. ... With regard to freezing the smoked salmon after you vacuum seal it, always be sure that you do not refreeze any fish that has already been frozen and then thawed.

  • Do alligators eat carp?

    This resolution specifically states that “alligator gar is our only native species capable of eating adult Asian carp.” ... In addition, the gape on an alligator gar, even a very large one, will not allow the fish to take very large prey.

  • Are big oysters edible?

    Pacific Oysters (Crassostrea Gigas) Their scientific name “gigas,” meaning giant, refers to the size of these large edible oysters. The oysters are native to Japan and grown on coastal shores on the West Coast of the U.S., and they have been exported to other countries.

  • How do you grow Catla fish in a tank?

    Standardised practice for grow-out in the carp polyculture system includes control of predatory and weed fish through the application of chemicals or plant derivatives; the stocking of fingerlings at a combined density of 4 000-10 000 fingerlings/ha; pond fertilization with organic manures such as cattle dung or ...

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    Manila clams are found from the central coast of BC to California. They are found in the upper half of the intertidal zone in BC in mixed substrates of mud, sand and gravel.

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