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Excerpt from the Food Safety While Boating, Camping and Hiking fact sheet with information about safely processing and storing fish.
That thought revolts Mr Greenberg, a food writer and novelist. A wild salmon's DNA has been moulded to fit the challenges of the river it must conquer in order to spawn. Escapees from fish farms risk polluting these wild genes just as the parasitic lice that plague fish farms spread to salmon that swim free. But when Mr Greenberg returns to a New York river whose native salmon had been wiped out long ago, he is surprised to find it thriving with a new stock. These may be captive-bred and genetic mongrels, but at least they are salmon.
Mercury is both naturally occurring in our environment and also results from industrial pollution. When it falls from the air and accumulates in water, it becomes methyl mercury. Some fish accumulate more methyl mercury than others, depending on their diet, habitat, size and longevity. Here's what seafood to eat, and what to avoid.
There are two ways to get food poisoning from eating fish:.
Food Poisoning from Fish: Ciguatera and Scombroid - Poison Control
Made from brine shrimp and because these pellets usually sink to the bottom, they can be used to feed your bottom dwelling fish. Brine shrimp is a great fish food and is often used to stimulate breeding in tropical fish. Freeze dried fish foods are great foods as well. However, they are one of the most expensive types of tropical fish foods per ounce. There are benefits to using freeze dried foods. They are not very messy, they tend to float at the top of the tank for a very long period of time and they have been decontaminated (free from fish disease) by the manufacturer before the freeze drying process. If you've used freeze dried fish food you know how fish go after them. Freeze dried food is a very good way to supplement your pet's diet. Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that can be a great supplement for your fish that are primarily herbivores. What is the benefit of spirulina? It contains many amino and fatty acids that are the building blocks for proteins. It is also usually vitamin enriched. Fish such as , and will really benefit from a diet supplemented with fish food. It should help make your fish more regular with their bowel movements.Fish, like any other organism, need a supply of calories to sustaintheir metabolism. Properly feeding your fish helps them to stayhealthy and is helpful in maintaining your aquarium. It is importantto know the types of foods your fish need and how much food they need,which differs from species to species.