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What is the world’s oldest fish?

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As for the current holder of the record for oldest fish in the sea, it's the Greenland shark. A 2016 study examining these cold-water sharks' eyes found one female estimated to be nearly 400 years old—good enough to hold the record for the oldest known vertebrate not just under the sea but anywhere on the planet.

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  • How do you fish for beginners?

    How to Fish: Fishing Tips for Beginners

    1. Match your lure to the water color.
    2. Choose your lure shapes and sizes that let you "match the hatch."
    3. Get fishing gear that appropriately size to the fish you're pursuing.
    4. If you are trolling, make sure your lures are swimming in a lifelike manner.
    5. Choose your fishing line wisely.

  • Can you find crawfish in a river?

    Crawfish, or crayfish, are great as friends AND food. ... Crawfish can be found wherever there is shallow, slow-moving freshwater like lakes, rivers, ponds, and streams. They like to hang out at the bottom, covered by rocks and plants, and eat whatever ends up around them like little fish or nearby vegetation.

  • Can I put salt in my fish pond?

    Using Salt In The Pond In Winter Adding salt in the pond especially in the fall will help fish survive the long cold winter months. We recommend adding 1 – 3 lbs of salt for every 100 gallons of water in the pond. We often add salt in the fall, after taking out floating plants such as water hyacinths and water lettuce.

  • What lb fishing line should I use?

    The higher the pound test, the stronger the line. For trout fishing, for example, one might use a 4- or 6-pound test line. For bass/walleye/northern pike fishing, use 8-pound test and up.

  • Is it better to fish with or against the wind?

    Fishing in the wind can always be used to your advantage if you know how to position your boat. The wind can be your ally because it activates bass into biting, but it can become a deterrent if you fail to position your boat properly.

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  • Is it good to eat boiled fish?

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  • How do I get the fishy taste out of tilapia?

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  • What vinegar is good on fish?

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  • What color do shrimp turn when they die?

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  • What fish can you keep with piranhas?

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  • Which are not true fish?

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  • What does fish symbolize in the Bible?

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  • Can you keep shrimp in a small tank?

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