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What does fish smell like when it is bad?

Asked: Lucas Lothian, Date Created:

Smell for a pungent fishy aroma. All fish—raw or cooked—smells like fish. However, refrigerated fish that has started to go bad will have an increasingly fishy smell. ... As fish continues to spoil, its pungent fish smell will grow stronger and stronger. It's best to discard fish as soon as it starts to smell “off.”

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    Several studies indicate the deep-sea organisms can withstand a wide range of pressures. We frequently capture organisms at depth and bring them to surface alive, as long as we can keep them cool. They either live in aquarium in the laboratory or even shipped across the country alive.

  • Is cod fish cartilaginous?

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  • What happens if a catfish stings you?

    Catfish skin toxin and the venom from their dorsal and pectoral spines may cause a menacing sting. Although these stings are often innocuous, severe tissue necrosis may occur. The hand is the most common site of catfish stings.

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