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What are dead fish good for?

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You can use dead fish as fertilizer because they contain nitrogen and traces of various minerals. You can cut up the pieces of fish and add them to the soil. Or you can crush them up in a blender and use the mixture as fish fertilizer.

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  • Why is farm raised salmon bad for you?

    The biggest concern with farmed salmon is organic pollutants like PCBs. ... Antibiotics in farmed salmon are also problematic, as they may increase the risk of antibiotic resistance in your gut. However, given its high amount of omega-3s, quality protein and beneficial nutrients, any type of salmon is still a healthy food.

  • Is it safe to eat salmon with worms?

    Live worms can only be transferred to humans if the meat is raw, lightly cured, or undercooked. "As soon as the salmon is cooked, it's still disgusting but never dangerous, but if the fish is eaten raw, there can be an infection," Gänzle said.

  • Are oysters dirty?

    No, an oyster that contains harmful bacteria or viruses does not look, smell or even taste different from any other oyster. Besides norovirus, there are a number of other bacteria and viruses that we need to be concerned with in raw oysters. The most important bacteria are two in the genus Vibrio.

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  • Why would fish smell like ammonia?

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  • Why is eating bluefin tuna bad?

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  • What is the best wood to smoke salmon with?

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  • Do fish suffocate in air?

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