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What do restaurants do with leftover oyster shells?

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Oysters are more than a tasty appetizer. The mollusks are key players in healthy marine environments. The filter-feeders improve water quality, and their beds provide habitat for fish and other underwater critters.

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    Properly dried jerky will keep at room temperature two weeks in a sealed container. For best results, to increase shelf life and maintain best flavor and quality, refrigerate or freeze jerky.

  • How do you tell if your shrimp is berried?

    Tomcat1972. Usually the eggs will hang below the undercarriage if there are many. Otherwise if they are ever against the glass or hanging onto something at an angle you can look underneath and see the eggs.

  • 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.

  • How do female fish get pregnant?

    In most cases, the female drops eggs in the water which are immediately fertilized by sperm from the male. Another way is for fertilization to occur within the females body before she drops them into the water. With the third and final method, the female retains the eggs within her body and the young are born alive.

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    Dip all aquarium additions in a snail killing solution before adding them to the tank. Dipping plants in a bleach solution can kill snails and eggs. Make a solution of 1 part plain bleach to 19 parts of water, which is about 3/4 cup bleach to a gallon of water.

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    Generally used as a condiment, you don't need to rehydrate papery dried shrimps before cooking it or eating it. You can eat the papery dried shrimp raw, but I recommend you to cook it slightly before eating it. ... Alternatively, you can sprinkle them into hot soups or incorporate them into eggs before cooking.

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    "Mullet jump to breathe air." The trapped air is believed to allow the fish to remain active in water of low oxygen concentration for about five minutes. ... Warmer water holds less dissolved oxygen than colder water, which usually resides at the bottom of the water column.

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    Dory is the fancy commercial name for Pangasius, a catfish that is native to the river systems of Southeast Asia. Vietnam has a massive aquaculture industry raising Pangasius for export (usually frozen fillets). The flavor of the fish is quite neutral. I wouldn't say that it tastes better than sea bass or salmon.

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    The flavor of scallops is comparable to that of crab. Scallops are a real treat, and you should not pass up the opportunity to sample them. Unfortunately, many restaurants sell imitation or fake scallops.

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