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Saving BOFFFFs (Big, Old, Fat, Fertile, Female Fish) Is Essential To Sustain Fisheries

Provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa Recreational fishermen prize large trophy fish. Commercial fishing gear targets big fish. After all, larger fish feed the egos of humans as well as their bellies. A new compilation of research from...

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2014-10-20 08:20:58

"Opportunity for global leadership and lasting legacy" HOBART, Australia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As representatives of the 25 Members((1)) of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet in Hobart, where they will decide the fate of two key protection proposals in the Ross Sea and East Antarctica, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) called on the member countries to honour their conservation commitments and finally agree to lasting and...

2014-10-14 23:10:51

New omega-3 supplement from Nordic Naturals offers superior quality omega-3s from fish oil and phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil brand in the U.S. according to SPINS scan data, announces the release of Omega-3 Phospholipids™. The product combines the brand’s top-selling omega-3 fish oil concentrate with phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe to deliver the potent alternative to krill....

2014-10-14 23:04:07

Omega Protein is being lauded for its sustainability by international sustainability certification program Friend of the Sea. The award recertifies the Company’s operations in the Gulf of Mexico producing fish meal and fish oil as sustainable, and follows the recent release of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which details Omega Protein’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility through its products and community service. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October...

2014-10-14 12:30:42

ALBANY, New York, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research, in its latest research report states, the global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years. The global fish oil market was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.05% from 2012 to 2018. The volume of fish oil production was 1,035 kilo tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 1,130 kilo tons in 2018, growing at a CAGR...

2014-10-13 23:01:16

Rebranded Program Aims to Educate and Empower Consumers, Encourage Responsibly Harvested Seafood Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Good Catch was developed to bolster the success of the organization’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative while heightening awareness of sourcing and selling sustainable seafood – all in an effort to provide consumers, diners...

2014-10-09 12:23:10

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nature Québec is appealing to Canadians and individuals worldwide to take a stand against the Quebec government and TransCanada Corporation in an effort to prevent them from perpetrating a crime against biodiversity by building an oil terminal in the heart of an endangered species' breeding and nursing grounds. Today, Nature Québec is launching the English version of its petition, www.saveourbelugas.com The white beluga of the St. Lawrence...

2014-10-07 12:22:03

Project with Halldor Seafood brings Fresh Icelandic Cod and Haddock to the US by Sea SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BluWrap, the company that naturally extends the shelf life of fresh proteins, announced today it has begun shipping fresh Icelandic cod, haddock, and Arctic char from Rekyjavik, Iceland to the US. The shipments by sea to Portland, Maine are part of a development project with Halldor Seafood in Iceland. Upon arrival in port, the product is then trucked to...

2014-10-06 23:06:58

Snikwah has been selected to be the official Fall All-Tackle tournament shirt. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Snikwah is pleased to announce the competitors in the Islamorada Fall All-Tackle Bonefish & Permit Championship, known locally as the Fall All-Tackle, will be wearing Snikwah’s convertible neck shirts. Established in 1970, this year’s three-day competition will take place October 13-15, 2014. The Fall All-Tackle allows for a unique twist, permitting amateurs to face...

small spotted catshark
2014-10-04 05:45:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We know that our pets have strong personalities because we observe them every day. But who would have guessed that sharks have different personalities as well. A new study, led by the University of Exeter and the Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), reveals that some sharks are “gregarious,” with strong social connections, while other species of shark are shy and prefer to remain unnoticed. Most animal personalities...

2014-09-30 23:10:17

The world-famous Pure Food Fish Market in Seattle's Pike Place Market has specially curated fresh seafood gift packages to simplify healthy, holiday gift giving this season. Select from fresh Salmon, Dungeness Crab, Halibut, or other premium products and order online at FreshSeafood.com or by phone at (800) 392-FISH (3474) - choose delivery date or have items shipped overnight via FedEx. Seattle, WASH. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The whirlwind that is the holiday season is upon us and...


Latest fish Reference Libraries

Triggerfish, Balistidae
2014-10-01 11:08:37

Balistidae is a family that contains about forty species of triggerfish that can be found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, although the greatest variety of species can be found in the Indo- Pacific region. Most triggerfish species can be found in shallow water in coastal areas, especially near coral reefs, although some can be found living in the open ocean. While some species are edible, like the grey triggerfish others are not recommended for human consumption, including...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

European Seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax
2014-08-06 11:52:06

The European Seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is a primarily ocean-going fish that occasionally enters brackish and fresh waters. It can also be known as the sea dace. As it is highly regarded as a table fish, it is often marketed as Mediterranean Seabass, bronzini or branzini. There has been some ferocious debate in Britain within the recent years as to the origin of the word “seabass”. The traditional word was “bass” but that has changed with the recent popularity of cooking...

Frogfish, Antennariidae
2014-08-06 11:08:26

Antennariidae is a family that holds forty-eight species of frogfish, which are actually a type of anglerfish that reside in the tropical and sub-tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Pacific Ocean, and Atlantic Ocean. Most frogfish species can be found along the ocean floor near coral or rock reefs, although the Brackishwater Frogfish can be found in both salt and fresh water and the Sargassumfish can travel as far as Norway on the drifting sargassum on which it resides. Some of the...

Ray-finned Fish, Anostomidae
2014-08-06 10:45:25

Anostomidae is a family that holds over 140 species of ray-finned fish that reside in freshwater habitats from northern South America to Central Argentina. The scientific name of this family means mouth on top and it is thought to be most closely related to the toothless characins, the Chilodontidae headstanders, and the flannel-mouthed characins. Although this family is currently monotypic, some experts suggest that there is enough evidence to classify some of the genera within it, including...

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