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    The Importance Of Fish

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    Fish have a unique position with respect to their taxonomic and phylogenic status among vertebrates and occupy an important place in vertebrate’s genealogy. Most fish are ectothermic ("cold-blooded"), allowing their body temperatures to vary (1 – 2 ºC) as ambient temperatures change. Majority of siluroid fish are economically important for human consumption. Protein and vitamins content in fish flesh varies from high to moderate and make it as rich source of protein diet. Fishes of siluroid order ranges from freshwater to brackish waster to swamps and marshes both in temperate and tropical regions. The freshwater catfish, Clarias batrachus from siluroid order is a native specie of tropical south-east Asia and commonly known as “Magru” in India…

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    Fish Analysis

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    14.1 The Big Picture 4. Yes, it is likely that there will be competitive exclusion between the fish and ducks. Competitive exclusion does not only mean that one species is killed off it also means that it can “also result in two species sharing different parts of a niche”(pg.249). The ducks and fish don’t share the same ecological niche which is “the part of the environment that a species uses to survive and reproduce”(pg.248). This is also proven by the fact that it states in the textbook that…

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    Fish Finder

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    Discover Which Fishfinder Is BEST For You Here you can discover which fish finder is the BEST fit for you. We will cover many different brands like Lowrance, Humminbird, Garmin, Raymarine, and many more. We will keep you up-to-date on new models that come on the market; first with information, and then with reviews and thoughts on how these new fish finders perform. As you head out to go fishing, you probably know which body of water you want to fish. Whether it is a new location or your old…

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    Wild vs. Farm-raised Fish Molly Reamon The introduction of aquaculture, or raising fish on farms, was intended to relieve the pressure of the commercial fishing industry on the ocean. These fish farms do add to the global fish market which directly reduces the need for commercial fishing, but also indirectly contributes to the problem of overexploitation, or taking more resources from the ocean than is sustainable. This leads us to ask, which is more environmentally sustainable; raising fish on…

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    Farm Raid Fish

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    Farm raised fish are good to eat, good for the environment and good for your health. If we eliminated farm raised fish from the menus, kitchen and homes around the world, the harm that would be done is almost incalculable. There is much misinformation, pop science and web sourced rumors to the contrary, but the real facts are quite clear. In the first place, fish is very healthy food for people. It is a nutritious, plentiful and relatively inexpensive food available across the globe. There are…

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    Cod Fish History

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    The cod fish has become a major topic of conversation across multiple reaches of different conversation. The once vastly abundant cod fish has dwindled in numbers. The impacts of the depleted cod populations have had great impacts on worldwide economies and ecological systems. It is important to acknowledge how we came to be in such a situation and how our past actions in regards to cod fish will shape our present and future actions. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief chronological…

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    The Fish Poem Analysis

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    Life leaves people battered with the obstacles one faces, but such experiences leave us all the wiser for it. In Elizabeth Bishop's “The Fish,” she utilizes the fish to represent how people struggle and get scarred throughout their life, but these barriers give us wisdom and courage to pick ourselves up and face what's ahead. The title of the poem is representative of the crucial nature of its central symbol, the fish while using free verse throughout one large stanza to do so; Bishop has the…

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    Essay On Snakehead Fish

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    The invasive snakehead fish is killing and out competing our native fish species, taking their food and eating some of the smaller fish species. This paper is going to discuss the environmental effects of the invasive snakeheads.This paper will also talk about their background and possible solutions to keep them from destroying our environment. If you ever see a snakehead or catch one, here are a couple ways to identify the snakehead. They have a long cylindrical body with a large mouth and…

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    Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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    poses a high safety risk with their consumption. According to the 2013 Annual Surveillance Report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks in the United States, fish and mollusks are the top two most commonly implicated food categories for the outbreaks in the United States in 2013. The pathogen-food category pairs that were responsible for most outbreaks were scombroid toxin in fish (histamine fish poisoning), ciguatoxin…

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    Fish Fishing Effects

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    As catches have gradually become smaller, so the mesh sizes used in fishing nets have decreased, allowing smaller and smaller fish to be caught. Many of these are too small to be used as food, so they are crushed to be made into either animal food or fertiliser. Fishing using nets is indiscriminate. Any fish which get in the way of the net will be caught in it if they are too big to get through the mesh. For every one tonne of prawns caught, three tonnes of other fish are killed and thrown…

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