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Wednesday, May 11, 2005

 
Something Doesn't Smell Fishy

In what is perhaps the epitomy of innovation, a group of Japanese companies has come up with a unique way of dealing with the invasive black bass (Micropterus sp.). As reported by Daily Yomiuri, the companies have worked together to perfect the process of carbonizing the fish - in other words, they're making bass charcoal. The charcoal is used as a room deodorizer, with the label "We no longer eat crucian carp and ayu sweetfish, just odors."

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2 Comments:

Aw, heck. It's not an educated comment or anything, but I'll say it anyway.
This concept and the whole article you linked to is one of the niftiest things I've ever read. I had no idea...
Thanks for showing us that.

By Anonymous D. Sidhe, at 5/14/2005 12:35:00 PM  

I agree it is very cool. My only regret was that I could not find a photo of the product!

By Blogger Jenn, at 5/15/2005 10:49:00 AM  

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