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Climate Change And Federally Protected Marine Species
2013-12-11 12:51:28

As the Endangered Species Act nears its 40th birthday at the end of December, conservation biologists are coming to terms with a danger not foreseen in the early 1970s: global climate change.

2013-11-20 23:34:02

New study finds that children are not getting enough Omega 3, surprising considering the proliferation of Omega 3 enriched products.

2013-10-30 23:29:55

Recent studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine (AIM) and the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) may be the proof the health industry has been waiting for - that Omega

Omega-3 Fatty Acids - When Too Much Is Too Bad
2013-10-29 05:10:26

While the consumption of omega-3 fatty acids has been previously associated with positive health effects, new research published in the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes & Essential Fatty Acids suggests that excessive amounts of the substances could have negative consequences.

2013-10-01 13:37:03

New research from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol suggests that fish accounts for only seven per cent of mercury levels in the human body.

2013-09-26 23:37:51

Recent news about the benefits of Omega 3 for helping children learn, published in Science Daily, has consumers scanning the store shelves, but before they do that, Life Science Nutritionals,

Hawaiian Seafood Menus Detail Plight Of Fisheries
2013-08-06 09:50:49

Every year, thousands of tourists bring home colorful restaurant menus from Hawaii. These souvenirs hold more than just happy memories; they also contain valuable data that allows researchers to track long-term changes to important fisheries in the state.

2013-06-27 23:27:16

A new study released by Harvard University published in the The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism June 2013 suggests that taking fish oil supplements may help prevent Type 2 Diabetes.

2013-06-03 23:16:38

Diners enjoy a feast of sustainably produced Atlantic salmon, prepared by renowned Chef Tom Valenti on behalf of the Atlantic Salmon Federation. St.


Latest Oily fish Reference Libraries

Brown Trout, Salmo trutta
2013-10-15 12:46:40

The Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) is originally a European species of salmonid fish. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms referred to as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for the majority of its life and returns to freshwater only to spawn. The specific handle trutta comes from the Latin trutta, meaning, literally, “trout”. The lacustrine morph of...

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2007-04-03 00:34:20

The South American pilchard, Sardinops sagax, is a sardine of the Family Clupeidae, the only member of the genus Sardinops, found in the indo-Pacific oceans. Their length is up to 15.75 in (40 cm). It has a number of other common names: Australian pilchard, Blue pilchard, Blue-bait, Californian pilchard, Chilean sardine, Japanese pilchard, Pacific sardine, and Southern African pilchard. The South American pilchard is a coastal species that forms large schools. Coloration is blue green on...

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2007-04-03 00:29:38

The Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, is the one of the most abundant species of fish on the planet. They can be found on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean congregating together in large schools (or swarms). They can grow up to 17.72 in (45 cm) in length and weigh more than 1.1 lb (0.5 kg). They feed on copepods, krill and small fish, and their natural predators are seals, whales, cod and other larger fish. The Atlantic herring fishery has long been an important part of the economy of New...

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2007-03-26 14:05:51

The Wolf herrings are a family (Chirocentridae) of two marine species of ray-finned fish related to the herrings. Both species have elongated bodies and jaws with long sharp teeth that facilitate their ravenous appetites, mostly for other fish. Both species reach a length of 3.28 ft (1 m). They have silvery sides and bluish backs. They are commercially fished, and marketed fresh or frozen.

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2007-02-21 17:17:07

Australian salmon are medium-sized perciform marine fish of the small family Arripidae. Four species are recognized, all within the genus Arripis; they are found in the waters off southern Australia (including Tasmania) and New Zealand. Despite the common name, Australian salmon are not related to the salmon (family Salmonidae) of the Northern Hemisphere; the former were named so by early European settlers after their superficial resemblance to the salmoniform fishes. Relatively long-lived...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.