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2011-04-04 12:00:00

FRESH MEADOWS, N.Y., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Conversion Laboratory has hired Linda Morone to fill the new position of Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. DCL provides conversion services and software to publishers, information aggregators, industry, government, libraries and documentation developers. Ms. Morone will be able to draw upon her 25 years of experience in managing the sales efforts of print and digital media, web-based solutions, technology, and data...

2010-07-01 18:11:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a five-week trial, a fish wholesaler and two of its employees were found guilty with purchasing illegally harvested striped bass, known locally as rockfish, from the Potomac River in Virginia and Maryland from 1995 through 2007, the Justice Department announced today. Ocean Pro Ltd. d/b/a Profish, one of the largest District of Columbia seafood wholesalers, its vice-president Timothy Lydon of Bethesda, Md., and its fish buyer,...

2009-07-27 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A father and son pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md., to illegally over fishing striped bass, also known as rockfish, from 2003 through 2006, the Justice Department announced. Joseph Peter Nelson Jr., a commercial fisherman licensed in Maryland, pleaded guilty to four felony violations of the Lacey Act for participating in a scheme to illegally over harvest and under report the amount of rockfish he took from the...

2009-06-04 11:31:56

State officials in Maryland say Atlantic striped bass caught in coastal waters should not be consumed because they may contain a toxic substance. The Baltimore Sun said Maryland Department of the Environment officials have urged the general public to avoid consuming striped bass and bluefish from coastal waters more than once a month. The warning from the state agency was in response to the recent discovery of high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in fish caught in area coastal waters, the...

2009-04-30 13:39:00

Largest Violator to Date Sentenced to Fifteen Months in Prison WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three more commercial fishermen were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md., for illegally harvesting and under-reporting their catch of striped bass, also known as rockfish, the Justice Department announced. The sentencings are part of the on-going prosecution of individuals and wholesalers who have participated in a black market to overfish and under-report...

2009-04-22 14:08:00

Seafood Wholesaler and Owner Charged with Conspiracy WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas L. Hallock, a commercial fisherman licensed in Maryland, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md., to 12 months in prison, for illegally overfishing striped bass also known as rockfish, the Justice Department announced. He was also fined $4,000 and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $40,000 to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to the benefit of the...

2009-02-19 16:32:00

Estimated Market Value of Striped Bass Involved in the Illegal Transactions is at Least $2,150,000 WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five St. Mary's County, Md., commercial fisherman pleaded guilty today to illegally overfishing striped bass also known as rockfish, the Justice Department announced. "Fishing limits in the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River are designed to protect the healthy sustainable population of striped bass and ensure a viable fishery up and down the...

2009-01-30 15:57:00

Two More Indicted in Largest Ever Investigation into Illegal Commercial Fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five commercial fishermen in St. Mary's County, Md., a fish wholesaler, its owner and an employee have been charged in Maryland and Washington, D.C., for their role in the illegal harvest, sale, and purchase of hundreds of thousands of pounds of striped bass from the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River from 2003 through 2007, the...

2008-09-26 15:00:24

By MIKE McKINNEY The police say a Connecticut fisherman was catching striped bass without a license, and a South Kingstown dealer bought it from him. A Rhode Island seafood dealer and a Connecticut fisherman have been charged in connection with the illegal landing and selling of striped bass. The dealer, John J. Guerrieri, 50, of South Kingstown, was charged with buying seafood without a Connecticut seafood dealer's license, the state Department of Environmental Management said in a...

2008-08-11 12:00:35

By SAM POWELL Are you ready for hunting seasons? Believe it or not, they're just around a muggy, "dog days" late-summer corner, and local events are being held in conjunction. The Bass Pro Shops Fall Hunting Classic gets under way this weekend, and the Broken Arrow store will have a number of outdoors celebrities there Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Those who will be at the store, meeting visitors and answering questions will be: Michael Waddell, the host of two of the most popular TV...


Latest Moronidae Reference Libraries

Barfish, Morone Mississippiensis
2013-01-12 07:50:03

The barfish, also named the yellow bass, is a fresh water fish that is found in the United States. Native to the Tombigbee, Tennessee, Mississippi and Pearl Rivers, it is also found in smaller rivers, pools, basins, ponds, and lakes, from Lake Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico in central areas of the U.S. The body of the barfish is golden yellow in color with black stripes from the back of the head running horizontally to the tail. The top stripes are continuous, but the lower 3 or 4 are...

39_83fcd3700c9b8720b0caae881ed326ae
2007-12-18 14:19:24

The White Perch (Morone americana), is not a true perch. It is a species of fish from the temperate bass family Moronidae. Although favoring brackish waters, it is also found in fresh water and coastal areas from the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario south to the Pee Dee River in South Carolina. White perch are a popular game fish, and also are fished commercially, for instance in Chesapeake Bay. The raw meat is of a somewhat pinkish hue but, when cooked, it is white and flaky. In some...

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