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Is a cuttlefish poisonous?

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It was recently discovered that octopuses, cuttlefish and squid are venomous, capable of delivering a toxic bite. ... Gram for gram this squid venom toxin is as deadly to crabs as the most lethal snake venom toxins are to mice.

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    Fish louse, also called carp louse, plural fish lice or carp lice, any member of the crustacean subclass Branchiura, a group of parasites of migratory marine and freshwater fishes. Of the approximately 120 known species, most belong to the genus Argulus.

  • How long does it take to dry fish?

    Generally, it may take up to 10 hours for fish to dry. Many factors may influence how long or how fast your fish dries, such as how humid it is where you are, thickness of strips and the amount of fish in the dehydrator. Your best bet is to check on your fish as it dries and test it.

  • Is it illegal to fish at night in Ontario?

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  • How do you cook smoked oysters in a can?

    Heat the canned oysters, the sauces, milk and boil them until the oysters edges' are curled. Bake it for up to 45 minutes or until it is slightly browned.

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    A mature male koi will have a slender looking body, while a female koi will have a rounded body, particularly when it's spawning season and she's carrying a nest full of eggs! Next, examine your koi's fins. A male koi's pectoral fins, the ones near his head, will appear pointed and solid in color.

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  • Can you eat raw shellfish?

    Don't eat raw or undercooked oysters or other shellfish. Fully cook them before eating, and only order fully cooked oysters at restaurants. Hot sauce and lemon juice don't kill Vibrio bacteria and neither does alcohol. Some oysters are treated for safety after they are harvested.

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  • Is pecan wood good for smoking trout?

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