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What is the most dangerous catfish?

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Candiru. The candiru, (Vandellia cirrhosa), is a scaleless, parasitic catfish of the family Trichomycteridae found in the Amazon River region. It is translucent and eellike, and it grows to a length of about 2.5 cm (1 inch). The candiru feeds on blood and is commonly found in the gill cavities of other fishes.

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    In the 1700's, Acadians, now Cajuns, arrived from Canada and settled along bayous. Crawfish were eaten mostly of necessity, as the poor man's food was cheap and readily accessible. By the 1800s, the Acadians were modifying lobster recipes from the Canadian roots to suit the smaller crustacean.

  • What is the cleanest eating fish?

    Farmed rainbow trout is actually a safer option than wild, as it's raised protected from contaminants. And, according to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch, it's one of the best types of fish you can eat in terms of environmental impact.

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  • What months are good for crawfish?

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