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Who came up with eating oysters?

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Archaeologists have found evidence that oysters provided an important food source as early as 10,000 years ago in Australia. They were cultivated in Japan from at least 2000 BC. And the ancient Romans practiced oyster farming as early as the 1st century BC.

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  • How many croaker can you keep in NC?

    Recreational Size and Bag Limits - June

    Finfish SpeciesNC Coastal Waters
    Minimum LengthBag Limits (per person)
    Mullet (striped and white)None200/Day (combined)
    SpotNone50/Day
    CroakerNone50/Day

  • What shrimp can I keep together?

    Jellibeen. Neocaridina, caridina, some species of babaulti, and ghost shrimp are compatible. They have different water parameter requirements but there is some overlap (for example, cherry shrimp and orange-eye blue tigers can live together).

  • Can you use dead fish as fertilizer?

    Fish makes a very good natural fertilizer for nitrogen and trace minerals. ... In fact, it works so well that many Native American horticulturalists buried a fish at the base of each crop plant.

  • Can you breed catfish?

    Gather some breeding-age catfish and place them in a separate pond to spawn. Select two males for every three females, and keep the population density of the breeding pool between 800 and 1,200 pounds of fish per acre.

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  • Is it OK to eat rare salmon?

    Chefs recommend eating salmon medium or medium rare because it has the best flavor when it's flaky on the outside with a moist middle that melts in your mouth. We never recommend the consumption of raw or undercooked fish — including salmon — because it may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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    What is it? White spot is a contagious parasitic disease of fish. Caused by Ichyophthirius multifilis, the parasite infects the fish after moving from the bottom of the pond. The parasite attaches itself to the fish, moving under the skin where it feeds on cells and body fluids.

  • What time do salmon flies hatch?

    Salmonflies are huge insects and adults can reach three inches in length. The hatch is very short lived on a given reach of water but the timing of the hatch is varies by river. Early hatches occur in late May and late hatches on colder rivers extends into early July.

  • How long does grass carp live?

    These fish live about 10 years but can live much longer under the ideal conditions. During winter months the Grass Carp goes through a period of dormancy.

  • Can fish hear when you talk to them?

    The answer is… Yes, fish can hear your voice and will often associate it with a particular action. If you talk to them just before you feed them, for example, they'll often swim to the top of the tank as soon as they see you or hear you speak.

  • Why does my shrimp taste weird?

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  • Can I use garlic to catch fish?

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    Catfish2-7lbs12-24 inches
    Panfish1-3lbs6-7 inches

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  • Are oysters on the half shell alive?

    You know those oysters that you're admiring on the half shell, the ones served on ice that you're getting ready to squirt with fresh lemon to slurp back? We think you should know that those slimy guys are still alive. ... A dead oyster can harbor large numbers of bacteria, which can make you ill if eaten raw.

  • Does Cod have a strong fishy smell?

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