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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...

Frozen Tuna Product Linked To Widespread Salmonella Outbreak
2012-04-15 04:40:13

A type of frozen yellowfin tuna product has been recalled due to a link to a salmonella outbreak that has left more than 100 people ill across 20 states and the District of Columbia, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Saturday. The tuna product in question, Nakaochi Scrape AA or AAA, is not available for purchase directly by grocery store customers, but stores and restaurants use it to create dishes such as sushi and sashimi, according to the AP. It is manufactured by Moon Marine USA...

2011-08-03 08:58:00

SAN DIEGO, August 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Important Step Achieved in Closing the Life Cycle of Bluefin Tuna Farming in a Commercially Viable Way - Substantial Enhancement of Umami's Sustainable Tuna Farming Model Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. (OTCBB:UMAM) ("Umami" or "the Company"), a holding company of fish farming operations supplying sashimi-grade Northern Bluefin Tuna to the global market, has obtained DNA evidence confirming natural spawning of Bluefin Tuna...

2011-05-28 00:00:51

Alaska's most coveted seasonal salmon variety is now available to home cooks across the U.S. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Seafood lovers across the country, the wait is over because the annual wild salmon celebration is finally here. Anderson Seafoods, America's most trusted seafood source for over 30 years, introduces fresh Copper River King Salmon to its online retail store for a limited time. "If you are buying fresh seafood online, we should be your first and last source," says...

2009-07-28 14:10:00

The increase in demand for bluefin tuna has resulted in a call from Monaco and CITES to place Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna on the world's endangered species list.Monaco and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) claim that the increased demand for bluefin tuna has caused the species' population to decline in the Atlantic and Mediterranean during the past 10 years.Monaco said the bluefin population in the west Atlantic has...

2006-03-15 05:55:00

TOKYO -- Armed with nothing more than a couple of sensors, a robotic fish unveiled by Japanese scientists this week could one day be used to observe fish in the ocean or survey oil platforms for damage. Modeled on the koi, a decorative strain of carp popular in Japan, the remote-controlled white, red and gold robot can maneuver its way around a fish pond with a realistic flick of its tail. The 80-cm (32-inch) carp can also use sensors in its mouth to monitor the concentration of oxygen in...

2005-07-20 17:25:00

Almadraba is a fishing art whereby a labyrinth of nets intercept the migratory movements of the large tuna, when they cross the Gibraltar Straits. This study, undertaken by AZTI-Tecnalia, involved analysing the chain of marketing of the tuna fish, from the catch in the almadrabas to its freezing - the aim being to design a monitoring system adapted to this mode of fishing -, to its handling and processing and to the first stages of marketing the product. The end target is the design of an...

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Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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