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Can you tell if a fish is pregnant?

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The area where a pregnant guppy's abdomen meets the tail is sometimes called the "gravid patch", or "gravid spot". When pregnant, there is a slight discoloration that slowly darkens as the guppy progresses through pregnancy.

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  • What is a Pilcher in England?

    English (Kentish): occupational name for a maker or seller of pilches, from an agent derivative of Pilch. In early 17th-century English, pilcher was a popular term of abuse, being confused or punningly associated with the unrelated verb pilch 'to steal' and with the unrelated noun pilchard, a kind of fish.

  • Do you need to gut capelin?

    Recipe fried capelin The fish is washed, if desired, gut, wash again, breaded in flour mixed with salt and pepper, put in a pan with heated oil and fry until Browning on both sides on medium heat. Fry capelin need not longer than 6 minutes on each side - this time to achieve the readiness of her would be enough.

  • Is mackerel a safe fish to eat?

    As opposed to leaner white fish, mackerel is an oily fish, rich in healthy fats. King mackerel is a high-mercury fish, so opt for the lower mercury Atlantic or smaller mackerel choices. Try these recipes for meal ideas.

  • What kind of catfish live in mud?

    Common names. The flathead catfish is also known as the yellow cat, mud cat, Johnnie cat, goujon, appaluchion, opelousas, pied cat and Mississippi cat.

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  • How is supermarket salmon smoked?

    “We stretch the fish out and smoke it for two hours with small bursts of smoke, using beech wood from the Parma Apennines,” says Cerati. Most supermarket salmon isn't made like this. The mid-range supermarket salmon might be a decent fillet that's had a salt rub and been smoked over lesser-quality wood for a few hours.

  • How did rusty crayfish get here?

    Arrival Date. Populations have expanded since 1960 throughout northern Wisconsin lakes and streams. Rusty crayfish were probably accidentally introduced into Wisconsin's waters by anglers who used them as live bait, or by kids and teachers who let them go after studying them in school.

  • Does eating fish head make you smarter?

    The team found that children who ate fish at least once a week scored 4.8 points higher on the IQ tests than those who seldom or never ate fish. Kids whose meals sometimes included fish scored slightly more than 3 points higher. Moreover, eating more fish was linked with better sleep.

  • Can you eat unpeeled shrimp?

    The shells are edible (no harm would come to you) but unpleasant. You're supposed to remove the shell and eat the shrimp. If no no one is looking I'll suck on the shells because they do have nice flavor.

  • How long can I wait to clean razor clams?

    Shellfish removed from their shells should keep in a refrigerator for up to three days. Gently rinse your butterflied clam one last time to remove the last of the sand and dark bits then move it to your waiting bowl resting ice water.

  • Will Kuhli loaches eat shrimp?

    Khuli Loaches and Shrimp There is a chance kuhli loach will eat your shrimp when kept in the same fish tank. The loaches mostly flip shrimp over before ripping them out of the shell, the same way they do with snails.

  • What trees do Golden oysters grow on?

    Also known as Golden oyster mushrooms, Il'mak in Russian, and Tamgitake in Japanese, Yellow oyster mushrooms grow in tightly layered, non-uniformed clumps on hardwood trees such as beech, oak, and elm in warm climates.

  • Does wind direction matter fishing?

    Wind speed and direction are critical, as they have a great impact on your fishing. There is an old proverb that states, "Wind from the West, fish bite the best. Wind from the East, fish bite the least. Wind from the North, do not go forth.

  • What is a small pilchard called?

    Sardine and "pilchard" are common names that refer to various small, oily forage fish in the herring family Clupeidae. The term "sardine" was first used in English during the early 15th century and may come from the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, around which sardines were once abundant.

  • Is salmon bad for your health?

    Keep eating salmon! Salmon is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids that provide well documented benefits for the heart and brain. Wild salmon is a great choice and farmed salmon is a good alternative. Women of childbearing age and young children should continue to eat fish known to be low in contaminants.

  • Why does the man want to buy Hilsa fish?

    Answer: The king asked Gopal to buy a huge Hilsa fish from the market and to ensure that no one should talk to him about the fish on the entire way from the market to the palace. that's why the man wants to buy hilsa fish.

  • Will a betta kill a cory catfish?

    Will a betta kill a cory catfish? it's possible, Bettas arnt recommended to be with any other fish, their better alone in a tank. Bettas can be really aggressive. I would try re homing the emerald cory because they need groups of 6+ and a 20 gallon minimum.

  • Will 2 firefish fight?

    They are very territorial. I agree completely. Two in a 54g will just beat on each other until one dies (or both). Firefish are very timid, but not when it comes to their own kind.

  • Is mackerel a healthy fish to eat?

    Mackerel As opposed to leaner white fish, mackerel is an oily fish, rich in healthy fats. King mackerel is a high-mercury fish, so opt for the lower mercury Atlantic or smaller mackerel choices. Try these recipes for meal ideas.

  • Can you cook fish on a stick?

    Run one stick through each fish's mouth and through the body cavity all the way to the tail-end of the fish. Prepare a hot fire. Prop the stick up so that fish is next to the fire. Cook 10 to 13 minutes.

  • Why do crayfish change color?

    During mating season, the cray will molt in anticipation of the coming intercourse and exhibit color changes. This is called the second, or mating, phase of the cray's color patterns. The Orconectes rusticus will change from a dull tan to a dark grey with vivid red, white, and black stripes on its claws.

  • What does bad fish taste like?

    If the fish smells pungent, fishy, or ammonia-like, it is probably bad. Fresh salmon should have a very mild scent. Look for a milky coating to indicate the fish has gone bad.

  • Are tiger prawns the same as shrimp?

    According to the FAO, in terms of aquaculture and farming, shrimp are marine creatures, while prawns live strictly in fresh water. These classifications apply specifically to the most commonly farm-raised varieties, including the giant tiger prawn and the white leg shrimp.

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