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2014-08-21 12:31:20

The Lempert Report Innovation Series Highlights California's Catalina Sea Ranch SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalina Sea Ranch is developing the first open ocean shellfish ranch in the United States that will create jobs and help reduce America's $10 billion seafood deficit. Catalina Sea Ranch is featured in this week's segment of The Lempert Report Innovation Series, a weekly video series featuring innovation in the food world. Sponsored by Tetra Pak® in...

2014-08-18 16:22:59

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Aquafeed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168864/Global-Aquafeed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Aquafeed market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.4%, from a $24.6 Billion industry in 2013 to becoming a $ 30.7 Billion by 2020. With globally increasing demand for fish and fish based products, compound feed demand in the...

2014-08-05 23:10:51

American Marine Ingredients offers ultra-pure and highly concentrated supplement straight from Alaska’s Bering Sea. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 American Marine Ingredients, a division of American Seafoods Group, is launching its omega-3 supplement in retail and online outlets across the United States. 54°North Omega-3 with Vitamin D3 is made from fresh Alaska Pollock caught in the icy cold waters of Alaska’s Bering Sea. The 100% American-made supplement, which comes...

2014-07-31 23:20:12

Film addresses how eating fish twice a week helps growing babies. NEW YORK, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Today 40 Weeks, the first film to delve into the milestones of pregnancy on a week-by-week basis, and the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) have joined together to provide essential pregnancy nutrition information, including the latest advice about eating fish to expectant mothers. On a mission to serve the health and wellness of moms and babies across America, 40 Weeks and NFI are...

2014-07-23 23:02:18

Enjoy Fresh Seafood at a National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place, for a One-of-a-kind Dining Experience Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Join the South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative and Middleton Place Restaurant for a six-course meal paired with perfectly selected wine and spirits, July 27, 2014 at 6 p.m. Executive Chef Brandon Buck is highlighting the summer’s freshest seafood catch and pairing each course with local ingredients, some sourced right from...

2014-07-15 14:17:14

John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Aquaculture Is Source of Nearly Half the World’s Seafood As government agencies recommend greater consumption of seafood for its health benefits, a new analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future urges medical and public health professionals to consider the environmental and health impact of seafood sourcing, particularly aquaculture, or the farming of fish, shellfish and crustaceans. The paper appears...

Overfishing Leaves Fisherman Scraping The Bottom Of The Barrel In The English Channel
2014-07-14 03:07:45

University of Plymouth Research reveals practice of 'fishing down the food-web' Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch. Sharks, rays, cod, haddock and many other species at the head of the food chain are at historic lows with many removed from the area completely. These are some of the findings of a study led by...

Frog Larvae Have Developed A Defensive Response Against The Red Swamp Crayfish
2014-07-10 03:35:29

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology The common frog is one of the amphibians with the highest distribution in the Iberian Peninsula. It reproduces preferably in permanent areas of water where it comes into contact with the red swamp crayfish, which preys on its larvae. Research carried out by the Spaniard Germán Orizaola from the University of Uppsala (Sweden) confirms that the larvae of these frogs have developed a defensive response to the invasive species. They also...

2014-07-09 12:31:30

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Fresh Food in Chinahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2172360/Fresh-Food-in-China.htmlWith the central government's resolution and measures to stabilise food prices in 2013, the consumer price index (CPI) continued to nose down, at 2.4% in the first half of 2013, far below than the targeted 3.5%. This has led to the steady food price which has been a main drive to stabilize the volume sales of...

2014-07-02 08:32:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the White House's recent crackdown on seafood fraud and illegal fishing, Frequentz has announced the expansion of Information Repository & Intelligence Server (IRIS) beyond food, life sciences, and industrial supply chains to include a seafood and sustainability traceability solution. It also covers various global seafood traceability trade and regulatory requirements and is the first market expansion since taking over...


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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