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Is a dead puffer fish still poisonous?

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If a fisherman catches a puffer fish, they will never touch the spikes because they are extremely toxic to humans and animals. However, if an animal manages to eat puffer fish, it is often poisoned by spikes or by poison when the puffer comes out of the fish's limbs after dying.

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  • How old are clams when harvested?

    Growth rates are dependent on water temperature and vary among beaches. A 4.5-inch (11.4-centimeter) clam could be from 5 to 9 years old. Along the central coast of California, clams are estimated to reach 4.5-inches (11.4-centimeters) between ages 7 and 8.”

  • How do you tell prawns are cooked?

    When it's cooked, it should be an opaque white with some pink and bright red accents. This is the best indicator of whether or not shrimp is fully cooked. Do not eat the shrimp if it is gray or translucent after cooking. *Note On Shape: When shrimp cooks, the muscle contracts, so the shrimp shrinks and curls.

  • Where does the worst shrimp come from?

    Nearly 94 percent of the U.S. shrimp supply is imported. FDA examined 3.7 percent of foreign shrimp shipments in 2014 and tested 0.7 percent. Raw, farmed shrimp from Bangladesh and India were the most likely to carry bacteria, with 83 and 74 percent tainted, respectively.

  • How do you get the fishy taste out of tilapia?

    Give It a Milk Bath Milk is the simplest way to counteract a strong fishy odor and taste in a less-than-super-fresh piece of fish. The casein protein in milk binds to the trimethylamine, facilitating removal. Pour enough milk into a dish to fully submerge the fish.

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  • What color should frozen yellowfin tuna be?

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  • How long can you Soak fish in buttermilk?

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  • Can you grow shrimp in a pond?

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    Cork on its own will float, but fishing rods in general usually do not float.

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