Jun 6, 2008 ... Freshwater clams (mussels), unlike their seafood relatives (saltwater clams and
oysters), have little economic importance as human food.
They tell us if our water is clean enough for people and livestock to drink. They
can ... You can eat freshwater mussels, but their meat is tough and unpalatable ...
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Jun 24, 2012 ... never knew that algae can make mussels poisonous... thank you! Read more ...
Basically I would only eat them from truly wild areas. Alas, not ...
The real problem with eating freshwater clams is that they are “filter feeders,” ...
Clams can live for years – some species for decades – and even distant sources
North America has some 300 species of freshwater clams and mussels. ... Locally
there are several species one can harvest for dinner. .... has not yet decided if it is
fit for human consumption here because of either pollution or algal blooms.
Jan 31, 2013 ... Learn how to successfully purge freshwater mussels. ... Operating under this
logic, many people add salt to the purging water. ... Warning – if any of the
mussels float in the water, do not eat them! .... WeekendNotes will notify you of
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Feb 2, 2013 ... How to cook the perfect pile of grilled freshwater mussels to munch. ... I have
often heard it told freshwater mussels are unpalatable and not-so-good to eat,
compared ... To me that just says that most people don't know how to properly ...
water as the muscular foot of a mussel can be quite tough to chew.
How long can a freshwater mussel live? Where do freshwater mussels live? What
do freshwater mussels eat? Why are some freshwater mussel shells smooth ...
When cooked, the shells of the mussels will pop open, making it easy to access
the edible meat. ... Other People Are Reading. Can You Eat River Mussels?
But there are some freshwater shellfish that are eaten. ... the most famous, but I
have heard of people eating freshwater lobster and shrimp. ... I've identified it as
a Swan Mussel, but can't find anything definitive on their edibilty.