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Do fish have brains?

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Even though fish don't have the same brain structures that humans do—fish do not have a neocortex, for example—Dr. Ian Duncan reminds us that we “have to look at behaviour and physiology,” not just anatomy. “It's possible for a brain to evolve in different ways,” he says. “That's what is happening in the fish line.

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  • What do they do with the tuna tail?

    After tail wrapping the tuna, fishermen will tow it behind the boat and the fish is bled by making two deep cuts in the tail to sever the arteries, then raking inside the gills with a harpoon shaft allows the blood to flow out. ...

  • Is it safe to eat raw salmon in sushi?

    Sushi is a problematic food because it's made with raw fish — according to the Food and Drug Administration, raw fish can harbor parasites, bacteria, and viruses.

  • Is the Kraken a squid?

    For centuries, fishermen from Norway and Greenland have told tales of a terrifying sea monster: the kraken. ... When Steenstrup finally published his findings, he concluded that the kraken was real, and it was a species of giant squid. He named it Architeuthis dux, meaning "ruling squid" in Latin.

  • What is the season for mackerel?

    Mackerel is a very important fish to anglers as both a sport fish and as a bait. Mackerel are migratory and come to the UK in spring and early summer, when they will feed actively and then migrate to warmer seas in the autumn months to spawn, during which time they will feed little.

  • What eats dead fish in Lake?

    Absence of dead fish suggests that scavengers such as bullheads, crayfish and turtles are very effective and may be able to consume fish corpses at the rate they accumulate most days of the year.

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  • How do you cook mackerel in the microwave?

    Set a piece of parchment paper over the fish, set in the microwave and cook on the high setting for 90 seconds. Let rest in the microwave 30 seconds, and then cook on the high setting for 90 seconds more. Let fish rest in the microwave two minutes, and it should be cooked and ready to enjoy.

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  • Are vertical fish tanks bad?

    A vertical aquarium can take up less space in your home if you live in a small space. ... Another benefit of vertical aquariums is that they allow more height for growing plants. If you're thinking about aquascaping, a taller vertical aquarium can allow for plants that may not fit in a horizontal tank.

  • Can uncooked chicken kill you?

    Raw chicken is not safe to eat – it could lead to food poisoning. Chicken should always be cooked thoroughly so that it is steaming hot all the way through before serving. ... “Consuming raw chicken can lead to illness from campylobacter, salmonella and E. coli.

  • Can I give cooked shrimp to my dog?

    Shrimp is safe for dogs to eat, according to Dr. Danielle Bernal, a veterinarian with Wellness Natural Pet Food. They're a healthy, protein-packed food, but should always be served fully cooked and without the shell.

  • How do you keep fish batter from falling off?

    Seal the plate gently with a length or two of plastic cling wrap. Don't pull it too tight, but make sure that all of the edges are sealed. Place the plate into the refrigerator and let the food sit for at least 60 minutes. This helps the coating to harden a bit, which will keep it on the food.

  • Do loaches get along with other fish?

    Weather Loaches are known for their sensitivity to changes in barometric pressure. They are an active fish, but when weather changes take place, they become even more active. ... They get along well with virtually all other fish and provide plenty of action for the tank.

  • What is the best bait for tilapia?

    By bait: As herbivores, it's difficult to catch a tilapia on a baitfish. Stick with bread balls, peas, or corn. Sometimes, tilapia will go for earthworms or artificial lures that resemble tiny fish or invertebrates. By tackle: Light tackle is needed for tilapia fishing.

  • Are razor clams good for you?

    Razor-clams are an important calcium, iron ore and phosphorus source. They also contain polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega-3. According to the Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN), this nutritional content is equivalent to the 28% recommended nutritional goals per day for these fatty acids in men, and 36% in women”.

  • Is Barbeque good with fish?

    But barbecued fish adds smoky flavor, whatever barbecue rub or sauce you like, plus the gentle heat is a great insurance policy against overcooking your fish. ... While there's nothing wrong with barbecued whole fish, I find it fiddly and the skin doesn't add anything because it's not crispy — unlike grilled fish.

  • How much should I feed my blue crayfish?

    You should feed your blue crayfish one time a day or every other day. You may find though, that if you don't feed them every day, they will become more aggressive in the tank. This means they will be more apt to go after your fish (more than usual) and even fight with other crayfish.

  • Can squid come out of water?

    Underwater, squid use jet propulsion to pounce on swift prey and escape intimidating predators. But sometimes jetting through the currents is not enough to make a successful getaway—sometimes, a squid needs to get out of the water altogether. So they fly.

  • Can you eat the sunflower oil in tuna?

    Tuna is a saltwater fish related to mackerel. ... Tuna can be eaten fresh; either raw or cooked, and canned (which is always pre-cooked). Canned tuna in the UK can be bought in brine, spring water, sunflower or olive oil.

  • Can salmon go bad in the freezer?

    When frozen, raw salmon will maintain its best quality for about 2-3 months. Though you can freeze it for up to six months, its quality starts degrading after three months.

  • Is it OK to touch starfish?

    Simply put, starfish absorb oxygen from water through channels on their outer body. You should never touch or remove a starfish from the water, as this could lead to them suffocating. ... You should also avoid putting yourself in a situation where wild animals could harm you as some starfish are poisonous.

  • Can you save used fish batter?

    MEAT, FISH OR POULTRY BATTER Once batter has been used to dip raw meat or fish it is considered a potentially hazardous food and must be kept below 41º F by placing it in the refrigerator or by keeping it on ice.

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