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2012-03-08 06:00:00

OTTAWA, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - A delegation of Canada's seafood farmers will travel to Boston, Massachusetts for the 2012 International Boston Seafood Show. Taking place on March 11-13, 2012, the annual show is the largest and most anticipated seafood event on North America. Over 25 members of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA), including producers of finfish and shellfish as well as regional aquaculture associations from across Canada will be at the show to...

2012-03-06 13:50:00

MIAMI, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verlasso(TM), the world's first provider of harmoniously raised fish, continues its rollout on the west coast by expanding its market presence through the launch of its harmoniously raised salmon with Berkeley Bowl, Berkeley area's leading independent, full-service supermarket of natural and organic foods. Verlasso initially launched its direct to consumer sales via FreshDirect in New York City in September 2011, and through Zupan's Markets in...

2012-02-28 09:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Food/travel blog, The Flying Fugu has defined a new disorder: travafoodaholism. The condition is described as a passion for the food aspect of world travel to the point of obsession. Signs that you may be a sufferer include conducting pilgrimages to iconic food destinations such as Feta, Dijon, Feta and Parma; dreaming of Belgian chocolate and crossing time zones to fit in more meals. The condition has struck a chord with food-obsessed travelers...

2012-02-22 15:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board (LSPMB) is teaming up with Louisiana Cookin' magazine and WWL Radio in New Orleans to give Mardi Gras revelers a little incentive to get healthy now that the party is over. LSPMB's Louisiana Seafood Fitness Challenge officially kicks off the day after Mardi Gras, February 22, and lasts 40 days. The Challenge encourages contestants to incorporate Louisiana seafood into their diets while...

2012-02-22 09:23:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astair, shrimp and pasta make a delicious and perfectly paired duo! Beginning Feb. 22, The Shrimp Council and Dreamfields Healthy Pasta will launch of the first "Shrimp & Pasta Party!" on Facebook. The party spotlights the great nutritional pair through an interactive recipe contest, a shrimp and pasta personality quiz, a place for fans to share their favorite shrimp attributes, and more. During the 40 days and...

2012-02-15 14:02:00

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co., the No. 1 shrimp brand within the frozen specialty seafood category, has ushered in 2012 with waves of changes, including a new coastal look, new packaging sizes and an interactive online rewards program. New Logo and Packaging Graphics Headlining the changes are SeaPak's new logo and packaging graphic updates, developed by packaging firm Smith Design, of New Jersey. The logo and packaging alterations...

2012-02-13 06:17:00

SAN DIEGO, California, February 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. (OTCBB:UMAM), a holding company of fish farms supplying sashimi-grade Northern Bluefin Tuna to the global market, today announced its second quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2011. Second Quarter Highlights - Net revenue: $55.6 million - Gross margin: 49.9% - Operating income: $24.1 million - Net income: $16.9...

2012-01-17 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1961, Charlie® the Tuna has always recognized StarKist's taste and quality, now, in 2012, Charlie is finally getting the "thanks" he deserves. After five decades of hearing "Sorry Charlie", the iconic catchphrase that has been synonymous with StarKist, a new campaign will introduce the brand spokes-tuna to an additional refrain - "Thanks, Charlie"(TM). Kicking off in January 2012, StarKist's "Thanks, Charlie" campaign will...

2012-01-06 21:45:00

2nd Annual Wild Card Chili Cook-Offi Charity event to support 21st century veterans initiative Warrior Gateway Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 Chili lovers and football fanatics alike will come together for the 2nd Annual Wild Card Chili Cook-Off Charity event on January 7, 2012 at Union Pub. All proceeds will go to Warrior Gateway, a non-profit supporting military, veterans, and their families. Led by friends: Toan Do, Andrew Mills, Brian Johnson and Will Cox, the 2nd Annual Wild...

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2011-12-30 13:43:58

A brainless and faceless fish was one of 15 species discovered this year in a series of Scottish marine excavations. The amphioxus was found in Tankerness in Orkney.  It has a nerve cord down its back and is said to be regarded as a representative of the first animals to evolve a backbone. Scientists also discovered giant mussels with shells measuring 18-inches around the Small Isles.  These are said to be the largest sea shells in Scotland. Over 100 specimens of the Fan...


Latest Seafood Reference Libraries

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...

Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

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