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How many classes of fishes are there?

Asked: Pat Campeau, Last Updated:

There are about 28,000 existing species of fish, and they are placed in five classes: hagfish, lampreys, cartilaginous fish, ray-finned bony fish, and lobe-finned bony fish.

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    Dip the catfish eggs in the beaten eggs, and then place them in the plastic bag. ... Lay the catfish eggs in the hot bacon grease. Fry the eggs until they are golden brown on all sides.

  • Is salmon supposed to be juicy?

    Cooking salmon to perfection is an art. You want it to be moist, flaky, and done, of course, but you don't want it to be too dry. Using a timer, checking doneness with your finger, and making sure that the seasoning is applied at the right time can all be a bit much when you're first starting out.

  • When grilling salmon which side goes down first?

    First of all—skin is tasty! So when you're cooking salmon, keep that skin on: It provides a safety layer between your fish's flesh and a hot pan or grill. Start with the skin-side down, and let it crisp up. It's much easier to slide a fish spatula under the salmon's skin than under its delicate flesh.

  • Is wild Alaskan salmon the same as wild caught?

    There are also some very important reasons to ask for Alaska salmon rather than “salmon.” All of Alaska seafood is wild-caught. There is no finfish farming in Alaska, so that all salmon is harvested in the wild, pristine waters of Alaska. In addition, Alaska's seafood is managed to be sustainable.

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