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2015-05-05 08:24:43

New product offerings, broader footprint, new accounts and more point to continued growth GLOUCESTER, Mass., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-30 23:14:22

The US FDA removed Import Alert 16-08, titled "Detention Without Physical Examination of Swordfish For Methyl Mercury", from its database.

2015-04-30 23:07:28

A cooperative spirit abounded at this spring’s seafood conferences, including the international SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New Orleans, where representatives of the commercial fishing industry

2015-04-26 23:00:45

trū Shrimp™ Systems, a Brand of Ralco, Signs Agreement for Global Rights to Technology that Will Revolutionize Shrimp Production Balaton, MN (PRWEB) April

2015-04-22 12:24:51

As more aquaculture businesses embrace transparency through traceability, sustainable seafood sourcing will become the industry norm PALO ALTO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/

Oiled Guillimot after Empress oil spill, West Wales
2015-04-19 11:26:35

The Gulf oil spill of 2010 is still being studied, and a recent study helped to determine the impacts of the DWH on marine organisms - both short-term and longer-term.

2015-04-16 12:35:04

CHICAGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-fifths (62 percent) of general-population consumers say they consume meals without beef, pork, chicken or turkey at least once a week.

pearls tennessee
2015-04-03 17:47:45

A guest at Puckett’s Boat House restaurant in Franklin, Tenn. got a little more than she bargained for this week when she shucked into an oyster only to find a pearl, then another, and another...until she found 50.

2015-03-27 12:29:30

Seafood fraud and sustainability are current hot buttons for seafood industry, as they seek solutions for protecting the oceans and their businesses PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27, 2015

2015-03-26 23:06:05

Chef “Wild" Bill Ranniger preps 35 gallons of chowder and 200 lbs of salmon for thousands. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Wine connoisseurs


Latest Seafood Reference Libraries

Prowfish
2014-05-30 12:05:29

The prowfish (Zaprora silenus) is a subtropical species of a perch-like fish found in the northern Pacific Ocean. The range of the prowfish is from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Kamchatka, Russia, from Navarin Canyon in the Bering Sea to Hokkaido, Japan and Monterey, California. The preferred habitat of the prowish is rocky bottom at a maximum of 2,200 feet in depth where they spend most of their adult life. Prowfish can grow to a length of 40 inches or more having an elongated body that...

Lampert's Sea Cucumber, Synaptula lamperti
2013-04-30 15:18:06

Synaptula lamperti is a species of sea cucumber that can be found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific. Its range includes the coastal waters of Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Micronesia. It does not have the tube feet, which are common to other species of sea cucumber, instead moving around by using a small grouping of pinnate feeding tentacles, which are always moving. It can also move by using the small, hook-like bones found along its body, attaching itself to the sea...

Flat Tree Oyster, Isognomon alatus
2013-04-25 16:28:02

The Flat Tree Oyster, Isognomon alatus, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Isognomonidae. It can be seen along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from southern Florida to Brazil and Bermuda. This oyster has two thin and irregularly shaped valves that are joined by a long straight hinge. The exterior is sculpted by a large number of rough, concentric rings with loose flakes and varies in color from a pale brownish olive to a purplish black. The nacre on the...

Spondylus Gaederopus
2013-04-14 21:00:13

Spondylus gaederopus, the common name being European thorny oyster, is an edible marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Spondylidae. This species is found in the Black Sea, in the Mediterranean and in the adjacent Atlantic. This oyster has a reddish-purple shell reaching a length of 2.4 to 2.9 inches, covered with long, flat, and irregularly arranged spines. The two parts of the shells are hinged together with a ball and socket type hinge, rather than a toothed hinge as is more...

Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali
2013-01-28 14:44:54

Image Caption: Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The black sea cucumber (Holothuria forskali), also known as the cotton-spinner, is a species that can be found in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Its range includes the waters around the Azores and the Canary Islands. It prefers to reside in shallow waters at depths of up to 164 feet and can be found on rocky, vertical surfaces. In 1969, Rowe classified it within...

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