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Why does vodka kill fish?

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“Vodka (or any other spirits) splashed a few drops from a squirt bottle into the gill slits (will settle a fish),” says Florida Sportsman member Frisbee. “The gills absorb such a high concentration in a short time that the heart stops when the vodka blood pumps into it.”

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