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What causes a fish’s stomach to swell?

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Dropsy in fish is actually a cluster of symptoms caused by an infection from bacteria commonly present in all aquariums. Consequently, any fish may be exposed to the dropsy-causing bacteria, but healthy fish rarely fall prey to the disease.

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  • What fish can you not eat raw?

    Blue marlin, mackerel, sea bass, swordfish, tuna and yellowtail are high in mercury, so limit your consumption of these high-mercury raw fish, since mercury in high amounts can affect your nervous system function.

  • Can you catch carp at night?

    Unlike bass and trout, which are more sight-oriented, carp don't need to see their food to find it. ... Conversely, winter time is likely to be the worst time for night fishing because carp will be most active during the day and they will be tightly packed up into deep wintering holes often too far from shore to reach.

  • What are the benefits of milkfish?

    Is Bangus Belly Good for the Heart?

    • Helps lower triglyceride levels and lower risk for cardiovascular disease. ...
    • Contributes to infant health and brain development. ...
    • Helps prevent cancer. ...
    • Lower risk for Alzheimer's disease, Dementia and problems with cognitive function.

  • How fast is a squid in mph?

    We are extremely fast swimmers traveling at speeds between 23 and 25 miles per hour.

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    We generally tell customers oysters stay fresh up to 14 days, but our results showed the period of freshness may actually be longer. We like to err on the side of caution, so 14 days from harvest is probably a good rule of thumb to follow.

  • Should you dry fish before cooking?

    You don't pat the fish dry If you want moist, flaky fish, you'd think keeping it in its natural juices could only help the process. But to keep the fish from getting tough and mushy, always pat it dry with a paper towel before cooking it.

  • What is the most consumed fish in the Philippines?

    Tilapia Tilapia is the most consumed farmed fish in the country and accounts for at least 12 percent of the animal protein intake of Filipinos across all socio-economic brackets. But over the last decade, the average rate of tilapia production has decreased by 0.7 percent annually.

  • How pufferfish puff up?

    Puffer fish inflate by sucking water into their mouths and then pumping it into their stomach, which inflates like an accordion. Parts of the puffer fish are laced with a toxin called tetrodotoxin, which is up to 1,200 times more toxic than cyanide.

  • Why is catfish banned?

    The Hindu reports that documents it obtained show many farms are still cultivating the fish, known as Clarias gariepinus, or African catfish, in small villages. ... The government first issued the ban in 2000, after hearing complaints that the fish could pose a threat to indigenous species.

  • What is a female salmon called?

    A female salmon is called: hen.

  • What happens if Salmonella goes untreated?

    In some cases, the diarrhea associated with salmonella infection can be so dehydrating as to require prompt medical attention. Life-threatening complications also may develop if the infection spreads beyond your intestines.

  • What kind of food do prawns eat?

    Prawns are omnivorous, and in the wild they eat a variety of food, including plankton, carrion and other microorganisms. Their diet also consists of detritus, or fragments of decaying organic matter, small shellfish and worms. Prawns are crustaceans and have a diet similar to that of other crustaceans.

  • What do clownfish need to survive?

    Clownfish survive in a mutually assistive symbiotic relationship with anemone. The anemone protect the clownfish from predators and provide food scraps. In return, the clownfish uses its bright colours to lure fish into the anemone, where they are killed by the anemone's poison and eaten.

  • How long does canned fish last after expiration date?

    Additionally, unopened canned fish (such as tuna) can keep for between two and five years past its printed date.

  • How do you know if a fish is gasping for air?

    When you see your fish gasping for air at the surface of your pond immediate action is required. Your fish are not trying to say hello, they are trying to tell you that they are in survival mode. The reason they are at the surface trying to breathe is due to a lack of dissolved oxygen in the water.

  • How many dozens are in a sack of oysters?

    How many dozen come in a sack? 6 1/2 to 8 1/2 dozen.

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