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Is dry fish rotten?

Asked: Nate Dusome, Last Updated:

Dried fish is not rotten. It has been “cured” and preserved with salt. So, dried fish and meat have been eaten all over the world. In the olden days, before refrigeration, when people had excess meat or fish, they found a way to preserve it for later use.

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  • Is whale a fish or animal?

    Whales are mammals because they share the characteristics of other mammals (like us!). These characteristics include being able to regulate their own body temperature (unlike cold-blooded animals, like lizards), growing hair and producing milk to feed their young (who are born live, not in eggs).

  • How do you store fish for survival?

    You can preserve fish in the wild using the following methods:

    1. Salt Curing.
    2. Cold Smoking.
    3. Hot Smoking.
    4. Dehydrating or Sun Drying.
    5. Freezing.
    6. Keeping the Fish Alive.
    7. Corning.

  • Are frozen clams good?

    Clams are still alive when you freeze them and when thawed come back to life. That is how they live under water in the winter. They will be as good frozen as if you bought them from the seafood store. You can tell, once thawed, if they bounce back like a freshly shucked clam.

  • Why did my Pictus Catfish died?

    Re: Why do my Pictus Catfish keep dying? # Your tank is probably too small even for small specimins they are also very skittish, like low light levels and perfect water quality.

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