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Is Australian farmed salmon bad for you?

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The salmon on these intense farms has been shown to contain high levels of contaminants such as PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), dioxins and other toxic chemicals that have been shown to cause cancer and developmental issues in children.

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    Catfish are not hard fish to catch. ... Natural and artificial “catfish-specific” baits work very well but lures make catching catfish harder. I personally think live bait, dead bait, or cut bait are the best ways to catch cats. Cut pieces of shad or whole small bluegills are simply unbeatable catfish baits.

  • How can baby herring gulls peck at the red spot on the tip of their parents bill?

    Having seen gull chicks peck at their parents' bills to encourage them to regurgitate food, he tried various dummy, parent shapes and colours to see the chicks' response. He discovered that gull chicks will peck at any long, yellow thing with a red spot in order to get food.

  • Can you get sick from old cooked fish?

    Old fish is rarely a health risk “This is simply a myth that has survived,” he says. According to him, if fish is sufficiently heated there is little that can make you sick.

  • Are Spanish mackerel in season in Florida?

    King, Spanish and cero mackerel are biting year round. Florida anglers can target mackerel throughout the Sunshine State and throughout the year. We are blessed with three species of mackerel fish near and offshore – the king, the Spanish and, in the Florida Keys, the cero mackerel.

  • What fish is Shawa?

    Shawa is actually herring. Shawa can be prepared and served in various ways. Nigerians often eat it with rice but it can also be smoked and used for soup, salted and dried, cooked or fried. They also contain omega-3 fatty acids and are a good source of Vitamin D.

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  • Can a fish smoke?

    Any fish will work. However, fattier fish will absorb more smoke flavor, so fish such as salmon and trout are perfect for smoking. You can use whole fish or parts, but fillets with the skin still on are better than other cuts. Almost any kind of wood will work, but you might wish to use woods like alder or fruit woods.

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  • Why are snakeheads illegal in the US?

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  • Is the liquid in canned clams clam juice?

    Canned clams are ideal for recipes that call for only the meat of the clams. You can buy them whole or chopped. Be aware that, as with most canned products, canned clams are higher in sodium than fresh. Clam juice, the strained liquid of shicked clams, is often used as a cooking liquid for seafood dishes.

  • Can moss balls live with fish?

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    Live Louisiana Crawfish XL 14-16 count to lb. (100 lbs. and over, call for price)$3.75/lb.
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  • How do you fish with bread on the surface?

    For prebaiting, use both soft bread part and the crust. Soft part will soak, disperse and sink and the crust will stay on the surface longer. It will slowly absorb water and as the small sinking parts will attract carp, the larger ones on the surface, including your bait later on, will make him bite.

  • What's the difference between pink and GREY shrimp?

    They're just different species. Some shrimp are pinker and some are grayer, even when they're still gamboling about on the ocean floor. But all of their shells turn bright pink when cooked. That color is in the shells all along, but it is masked by darker colors that break down when heated.

  • Can I feed my dog salmon every day?

    Dogs can safely eat salmon so long as it is fresh, boneless, well-cooked and fed in small portions. Salmon is often the main ingredient in many high quality dry and wet dog food products. Like many human foods, you should limit giving salmon to your dog no more than once a week.

  • Can u eat shrimp poop?

    * You can't eat shrimp that hasn't been deveined. If you were to eat the shrimp raw, the thin black “vein” that runs through it could cause harm. That's the shrimp's intestine, which, like any intestine, has a lot of bacteria. ... So it's all right to eat cooked shrimp, “veins” and all.

  • Do crawfish taste muddy?

    A straight tale means that the crawfish was dead before it was boiled, and it's going to be mushy and taste rotten. ... These crustaceans are known by many names—crawdads, crayfish, crawfish, swamp lobsters or mud bugs—but no matter what they're called, they taste just as delicious.

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    How do you know when scampi is cooked? Look at the package. Most raw shrimp will look translucent whitish or gray, while most cooked shrimp will be pink and white. Scampi is cooked in butter and a tart liquid like wine or lemon juice.

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    Yes, prawns naturally contain cholesterol but are also low in saturated fat which means that eating prawns is unlikely to raise 'bad' or LDL cholesterol. ... At the end of the study, it was concluded that eating cold water prawns had no significant effect on LDL cholesterol in both concentration and density.

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    Another way to rid your fillets of the fishy smell before cooking is to soak them in a mix of water, baking soda and salt. The mixture is made from a quart of water, 2 Tbsp baking soda and 1 Tbsp of salt. Soak your fish in this mixture for an hour before cooking is all that's needed.

  • Can salted fish spoil?

    As long as salt cod is kept dry, it 's unlikely to spoil. Freezing shouldn't affect the longevity of the product, but because of the high salt content, the fish might not even freeze — so it's unnecessary. ... Reddish or yellowish salt cod has been affected by microorganisms and/or oxidation and will have off flavors.

  • How long does smoked salmon last in the freezer?

    About one month The shelf life of cold-smoked salmon is very short, one to two weeks in the refrigerator and about one month in the freezer. Storage time is another critical factor in the proliferation of Listeria bacteria since it can grow at low temperatures.

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