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2014-05-12 23:01:29

Guests at this year's Cooking for Solutions will have a chance to savor Bristol Bay sockeye salmon at Thursday's Meet the Chefs reception and Friday's Cooking for Solutions Gala. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 As part of this year’s annual Cooking for Solutions event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Bristol Bay Sockeye will be among the line-up of sustainable seafood featured. A three-day long event, Cooking for Solutions brings together hundreds of chefs, food producers,...

2014-05-08 23:04:18

Red Herring honors the most promising start-ups and scale-ups in North America. Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 appsFreedom, the leading provider of Model-Driven, Agile Platform-as-a-Service, announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Finalist selections for the 2014 edition of the Red Herring 100 North...

2014-05-07 23:14:17

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Fish Oil Supplements For Men And Women,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and beauty benefits of fish oil, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Fish Oil Supplements For Men And Women,” a new report created by Hafizur on the site Vkool.com shows fish oil benefits on health, skin and hair, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report,...

2014-05-06 23:03:58

San Diego produce wholesaler secures $500,000 investment. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Guppy Tank is pleased to announce its most recent capital investment winner, Beekist, Inc. The group of Orange County angel investors chose the San Diego produce wholesaler from among a competitive slate of entrepreneurs through its One on One with the Guppies program. Beekist, a family-run San Diego produce wholesale company, was established in 2008 with the mission to provide only the...

2014-05-06 16:29:38

Food enthusiast Scott Tucker announces an upcoming book that makes the world of sushi accessible to everyone. SEATTLE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By Vera Phelps The soon to be published book from Scott Tucker promises to introduce the world of sushi to the general public in a way that makes the often perplexing food easy for people of all backgrounds to enjoy. Tucker promises that the book will help people appreciate the subtle flavors of sushi and sashimi in the same way...

2014-05-01 08:27:36

$121,000 donation to Ocean Trust supports ocean sustainability efforts TAMPA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Ocean Trust, an award-winning ocean conservation foundation, Bonefish Grill has introduced a new addition to their innovative cocktail menu - the Ocean Trust Tropic Heat Martini. The new drink allows guests to turn up the heat with house-made infused pineapple Absolut vodka, freshly muddled mango and a thin slice of jalapeno....

2014-04-30 23:04:54

Land based, closed-containment raised Atlantic salmon are proven to be grown free of disease such as Infectious Salmon Anemia and sea lice--conditions which often plague the open net pen aquaculture industry. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Scientists and industry experts from Canada, the United States, and Europe gathered at the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) in Chamcook, New Brunswick this week to discuss the latest technology and operation of land based, closed-containment...

Pacific Albacore Study Finds Insignificant Traces Of Fukushima Radiation
2014-04-30 08:28:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was destroyed in 2011 after a massive earthquake and deadly tsunami, contamination of sea water and sea life was a major concern. However, albacore tuna recently caught off the Oregon shore had only slightly elevated levels of radioactivity, not enough to be of alarm, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The study team, led by Delvan...

2014-04-25 23:03:08

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI) are jointly hosting an international land-based, closed-containment aquaculture workshop on April 29-30 in Chamcook, New Brunswick. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 SUBJECT: The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI), are jointly hosting an international land-based, closed-containment aquaculture workshop on April 29-30 in Chamcook, New...

2014-04-25 12:25:12

Wish Upon a Fish for Leo's Pad Available Today on the App Store; to Be Featured at Games for Change Arcade During the Tribeca Film Festival NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidaptive, an innovative edtech company focused on early learning, today introduced Wish Upon a Fish, the sixth appisode in its award-winning Leo's Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series for iPad. Leo's Pad is available today on the App Store and will be featured live at the Games for Change Arcade event, taking place...


Latest fish Reference Libraries

Common lionfish, Pterois miles
2014-06-13 13:45:25

The common lionfish (Pterois miles) or devil firefish is a species of fish native to the western Indo-Pacific region and a close relative to red lionfish (Pterois volitans), which it is often confused with. Its distribution includes the Indian Ocean from the Red Sea to South Africa and to Indonesia and recently, in the South Eastern Mediterranean Sea near Cyprus. Off the east coast of the United States and in the Caribbean Sea, the common lionfish is considered an invasive species. Its...

Escolar, Lepidocybium flavobrunneum
2014-06-13 10:37:51

The escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum) is a species of fish found in tropical to temperate waters 650 to 2,900 feet in depth, around the world. It is also known as the snake mackerel, walu and sometime sold as butterfish or white tuna. It has been mislabeled in restaurants and fish markets as white tuna. In studies from 2010 to 2013, it was found that 84 percent of over 114 samples of tuna were actually escolar. However, the studies were conducted with no quality control so the accuracy...

Clown featherback, Chitala ornata
2014-06-10 15:33:30

The clown featherback (Chitala ornata) is a species of tropical fish native to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Its distribution is in the Mekong, Chao Phraya and Meklong river basins. It has also been introduced to Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The clown featherback is often confused with the clown knifefish (Chitala chitala). The featherback grows to 39 inches in length, about ten inches longer than the knifefish and is more frequently found in aquariums. Another...

Clown knifefish, Chitala chitala
2014-06-10 14:52:03

The clown knifefish (Chitala chitala) is a fish species that inhabits the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra and Mahanadi river basins, ranging from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. It is also sometimes known as the Indian featherback. The Chitala genus was once thought to contain several separate species, but now are known to be a separate species. The maximum length of the clown knifefish is 48 inches long, but normally the average length is 30 inches. It has a silver colored body and...

European flounder, Platichthys flesus
2014-06-10 12:47:18

The European flounder (Platichthys flesus) is a species of fish inhabiting the White, Mediterranean and Black Seas.  It is native to the north eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea and has been introduced to the United States and Canada possibly by ballast water (water stored in the hull of a ship for stability). It has also been introduced to Iran. It is normally found at low depths to 330 feet. This species prefers sandy, shingle or muddy bottoms to camouflage itself from...

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