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Does a mackerel have scales?

Asked: Guillaume Vernet Guide Peche, Last Updated:

Mackerel is one of the types of fish that sheds its scales when it is removed from the water.

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    Koi belong to only one species, whereas carps are of many different species. Koi lives in freshwater, but there is one genera (few species) of carps found in the sea. Koi are raised and maintained in rather artificial tanks than in wild, which is highly comparable with wild carp species.

  • Is fresh shrimp high in sodium?

    Shrimp. Shrimp have numerous nutritional benefits, including high levels of protein. However, many people may not know that this seafood is high in sodium, containing about 111 mg per 100 g serving, according to the USDA. The shrimp's saltwater habitat isn't the only reason it is so high in sodium.

  • Where are Japanese flying squid found?

    Pacific Ocean Japanese flying squid (also known by the less flamboyant moniker Japanese common squid) are found in northern portions of the Pacific Ocean near Korea, Japan, coastal China, Russia, and across the Bering Strait toward parts of Alaska and Canada.

  • How long can you freeze stuffed clams?

    How long do stuffed clams last in the freezer? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions – keep clams frozen at all times. Properly stored, frozen clams will maintain best quality for about 12 months in the freezer, although they will usually remain safe to eat after that.

  • Will my Kuhli Loach 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. ... Many big carnivorous and some omnivorous fish will eat shrimp no problem.

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