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What is the biggest carp in the UK?

Asked: Brady A Martz, Last Updated:

The current British record for a carp is held by Dean Fletcher who caught a specimen weighing 68lbs 10z at the Wasing estate fishery in Berkshire in 2016.

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    When shopping for salmon for sushi, look for “farmed Atlantic salmon” or “farmed Alaskan salmon.” It's essential that you only use farmed salmon for sushi, since salmon—especially wild salmon—is a high risk for parasites. Farmed salmon is raised on feed pellets, preventing them from eating parasite-infected prey.

  • Why is my crawfish soft?

    Crawdad's shells go soft after they molt there shell. The under shell is not hard right away takes a couple of days. You are correct fish seem to know they are more vulnerable and can tell they are in the soft shell stage.

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    Oysters are marine animals that are often found in brackish habitats. They are very irregular in shape and the valves of some are highly calcified. They belong to the phylum Mollusca. Oysters are animals that eat algae and other food particles that are usually drawn to their gills.

  • Can I cook clams from frozen?

    Remove frozen clams from the freezer 24 hours before cooking, and let them thaw in the refrigerator. ... After thawing the clam meat, wash the clams thoroughly under cool, running water.

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