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What is inside a clam?

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What's inside a clam? A retractable foot, a siphon for sucking up water, powerful muscles, and, sometimes, a pearl. ... Like oysters and mussels, clams are bivalves, a kind of mollusk that's encased in a shell made of two valves, or hinging parts. And that shell comes in all different sizes.

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  • Does fat cook out of salmon?

    And when you cook salmon, white gunk oozes out, so you'd be forgiven for thinking that was fat too. But it's not. It is in fact a highly unappealing substance called coagulated protein, or albumin. A lot of people think the white substance is fat and so try and wipe it away, but it's actually completely safe.

  • Can you use sprats as bait?

    Use of Sprats as Bait Sprats are easily available from supermarkets and fishmongers. Using sprats as a bait to fish on the seabed for demersal species such as cod, bass and whiting will meet with mixed results at best. ... However, sprats can be very effective when float fished.

  • What are the side effects of mercury in tuna?

    Tuna fish accumulate toxic mercury in their flesh as a result of industrial pollution, and the side effects of mercury poisoning include finger curling, cognitive impairment, and coordination problems.

  • How long do stuffed clams last in the freezer?

    About 12 months Properly stored, frozen clams will maintain best quality for about 12 months in the freezer, although they will usually remain safe to eat after that.

  • How do you prepare frozen cooked prawns?

    How do you cook frozen cooked shrimp?

    1. If frozen, thaw the shrimp.
    2. The shrimp will bend easily when thawed.
    3. Heat the oil or butter over medium-high heat.
    4. Add the shrimp to the hot pan.
    5. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
    6. Sauté the shrimp until pink and opaque.
    7. Transfer to a serving dish.

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  • How do you fish with 2 flies?

    The first option for a two fly setup, and the easiest to start with, is attaching the dropper to the bend of the hook of the point fly. For this setup, you will rig up your leader and tippet as if you are going to fish with just one fly. Once you have that fly attached to your leader, it becomes your point fly.

  • How do you dehydrate fish at home?

    How To Dehydrate Fish and Seafood

    1. Skin and bone your fish.
    2. Cut into 1/4 inch (6mm) thick slices or strips.
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    4. Rinse and place on dehydrator trays in a single layer.
    5. Dehydration of seafood should take nearly 12 hours at a 145F/63C temperature.

  • Do puffer fish bites hurt?

    Not venomous, mind you, they don't bite or sting. But their bodies harbor a toxin 100 times more lethal than cyanide. Each year, dozens of adventurous human diners (and an untold number of underwater gourmands) are stricken with puffer fish poisoning.

  • Are my shrimp dead or hiding?

    If your shrimps are dead or hiding, you may find out by searching your tank plants, moss, or intake valves. Younger shrimp use foliage to hide from predators, and often shrimp will hide when they are ready to molt. ... Some shrimp also display nocturnal characteristics.

  • Can you get parasites from smoked fish?

    Human pathogenic parasites occur in several species of fish that may be cold-smoked, including gadoids, salmonids, sole or flounder, grouper, halibut (Hippoglossus spp and Paralichthys sp.), herring, mackerel, mullet, sablefish, sprat, small tunas, and tur- bot.

  • What smells like dead fish?

    Trimethylaminuria (TMAU) is an uncommon condition that causes an unpleasant, fishy smell. It's also called "fish odour syndrome". Sometimes it's caused by faulty genes that a person inherits from their parents, but this isn't always the case.

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    Fish jerky, such as salmon jerky, tuna jerky, or even trout jerky, is an excellent way to preserve fish for easy and healthy snacking. Drying and salting meat so that it stores well long-term without growing bacteria is a traditional method of preserving meat that has grown in popularity in recent years.

  • Is it dangerous to refreeze fish?

    Is it okay if I refreeze them? Answer: It's fine to refreeze the fish fillets — as long as you thawed them in the refrigerator and held them there for no more than two days. ... If you thawed the fillets in the microwave or in cold water, you should cook them immediately before freezing, says the USDA.

  • Can I freeze uncooked crayfish?

    You can freeze it while still raw, or you can cook it, allow it to cool and then freeze. You'll also need to decide whether you want to freeze the crayfish whole or prepare it first and just freeze the crayfish tails and claw meat. ... The crayfish will keep well in the freezer for around two months.

  • How would crayfish affect the biodiversity?

    A recent meta-analysis on the impacts of crayfish on aquatic ecosystems found that invasive crayfish reduced the abundance and/or biomass of aquatic macrophytes and invertebrates and reduced the abundance and/or growth rate of fish and amphibians but did not consistently affect algal biomass (Twardochleb et al. 2013).

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    I have been experiencing nearly the exact same situation as you and my research has shown that some aquarium fish will overeat frozen bloodworms to the extreme, causing them to bloat.

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