Post-Pliocene Vertebrates of Indiana

Post-Pliocene Vertebrates of Indiana

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...scraped to remove 'the mucous matter. After removing the entrails the cavity should be thoroughly cleaned of all fatty matter and the white, bladder-colored skin, with which it is more or less coated. When thus cleaned place the fish in a moderately strong brine for six to twelve hours. 'When taken from the salt water, if it be intended to fry the fish, it should be-cut into suitable sized pieces, wiped dry, salted, and rolled in corn meal, and then placed in a pan of hot boiling lard and cooked until thoroughly done. Thus cooked the fish will be nicely browned, free from all earthy or fishy flavor, and it forms a dish that the most fastidious epicure would envy. These remarks are not only applicable to the carp, but to every edible fish., ' When fish are to be boiled they need not be cut into pieces or dusted over with corn meal, but they should be wiped dry before being put into the pot. All fish should be served hot. The State laws for the protection of fish in the streams within its borders are wise and meritorious, and itis to be regretted that they are not better observed, and that violators of the law are not more vigorously prosecuted and brought under its penalty. Part of the trouble may arise from the fact that streams like the Wabash and Ohio Rivers, where they form the boundary between two States, can not be protected from the seines and fish traps of market fishermen, and they are thus encouraged to extend their depredations to the interior waters. If the seines captured only large fish, suitable for the table, it would not be so bad, but they destroy in a wholesale manner small fish that are unfit for sale or use. It appears, therefore, that in order to more fully protect our river-fish, it is absolutely...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236939875
  • 9781236939876