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Saltwater fish are the most beautiful fish in the world. They range from the majestic marlin to the funny-looking flounder, and the goliath grouper to the tiny blenny, and just about everything in between.

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Will I get sick if I eat barracuda?

Oooooh, barracuda! It's not just a Heart song -- it's also a dinner dish. But should you be as suspicious of this creature on your plate as scuba divers are of encountering it in the water?


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Will I get sick if I eat barracuda?

 Will I get sick if I eat barracuda?

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