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Where do salmon go to die?

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Pacific salmons live for many years in the ocean before swimming to the freshwater stream of its birth, spawning, and then dying.

FAQ

  • Is Keta salmon dry?

    Sockeye salmon, with its firm flesh and rich flavor, is considered a favorite among salmon eaters. Keta salmon, also called chum or dog salmon, is a drier fillet because of its lower fat content.

  • How do you know if a raw fish has parasites?

    Unfortunately, there is no way to tell if raw fish is safe to eat just by looking at it, or smelling it. You won't be able to see or smell the parasites – they're too small! You also won't be able to 'kill' any germs by squeezing lime or lemon juice over the fish.

  • Can you cure fish with just salt?

    The process also allows the added flavors to infuse into the meat, making it something different altogether. ...

  • Are scallops bad if they taste fishy?

    Scallops should not have a strong, fishy smell. If your scallops smell very “fishy”, it's likely because they are old and possibly already spoiled. Instead, fresh scallops should not smell at all.

  • What is a flock of fish called?

    The most common collective nouns for a group of fish in general are school and shoal. Both the words have evolved from the same common Dutch root 'schole' meaning a troop or crowd.

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  • Why you shouldn't eat farmed fish?

    Farm-raised fish may have as much as 20% less protein compared to wild fish. PCBs are cancer-causing chemicals that may exist in farm-raised salmon at a concentration 16 times higher than wild salmon, and the level of dioxin is also higher, by a factor of 11 fold.

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    There are a LOT of different species of "Ghost" and "Glass" shrimp. Some of these are indeed hunters. Regardless, they'll eat fish that die anyways.

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