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2011-09-16 07:00:00

Gortonâs Seafood is asking consumers how they fill their plate when serving their products to provide tasty, nutritious meals for themselves and their families to meet the U.S. Dietary Guidelines to eat seafood twice a week and for a chance to win $5,000 in the Gorton's Any Way You Want It Sweepstakes. Gloucester, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 From September 14, 2011 through December 2, 2011, Gortonâs Seafood will be asking consumers how they fill their plate when...

Warming Seas Affect European Fish Stocks
2011-09-16 12:45:27

  The first "big picture" study of the effects of rapidly rising temperatures in the northeast Atlantic Ocean shows that a major shift in fish stocks is already well underway. But it isn't all bad news. The research, published Sept. 15 in Current Biology, shows that some fishes' losses are other fishes' gain. The study led by Dr Steve Simpson of the University of Bristol in collaboration with researchers from eight other institutions, is the first to combine a suite of European...

2011-09-13 13:34:00

BOSTON, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of new television and print ads debuting next week from the famed Boston-based restaurant Legal Sea Foods may not sit well initially with some marine conservationists, as the humorous spots unconvincingly take both sides of the sustainability debate. But the intention of the new ad campaign is to encourage the public to better understand the complexity of the situation and make more informed decisions on what we should and should not eat....

2011-09-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: SHRIMP & PETROLEUM FESTIVAL Profile America -- Saturday, September 3rd. One of the more unusually named events is currently under way in Morgan City, Louisiana -- the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. Some 150,000 people will have attended by the time it closes...

2011-08-25 07:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing sustainable seafood to one of the most visited areas in the country, Aquarium of the Bay today welcomed Fog Harbor Fish House as Fisherman's Wharf's first "San Francisco Seafood Watch Alliance Partner" restaurant. Fog Harbor serves over 220,000 visitors every year with a menu that is now filled with 100% sustainable seafood, including wild caught salmon, Dungeness crab and Pacific Cod. "Welcoming Fog Harbor as Fisherman's Wharf's...

2011-08-20 07:00:00

On September 9 at the Orange County Fairgrounds, thousands will attend a chili cookoff to benefit the OC Ronald McDonald House, UCCE Master Gardners, Sherman Gardens and Library, horticulture scholarships and research. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 On September 9 at the Orange County Fairgrounds, thousands will attend a chili cookoff to benefit the OC Ronald McDonald House, UCCE Master Gardners, Sherman Gardens and Library, horticulture scholarships and research. Nurseries...

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...

2011-08-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3: MAINE LOBSTER FEST Profile America -- Wednesday, August 3rd. The 64th annual Maine Lobster Festival kicks off today, and by the time it ends on Sunday, 75,000 hungry people will have flocked to the city of Rockland. The first festival, held in 1947, drew 10,000 people,...

2011-08-02 00:00:29

The personal injury attorneys and staff of BISNAR | CHASE (http://www.bestattorney.com) are putting their aprons on and pulling out their secret recipe for the High-Times Wine Cellars 5th Annual Charity Chili Cook-off Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 This special event is held annually to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of the Harbor Area. On Sunday, August 28th, 2011 from noon until 5:00 p.m. The Hi-Time Wine Cellars of Costa Mesa will hold a chili cook-off that is...

2011-08-01 16:13:52

A quicker freeze-dry technique used to process salmon cubes could potentially be applied to add value to meat components considered to be less appealing, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researcher. The new freeze-dry method, which requires less energy and processing time, was developed by scientists at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks (UAF) in collaboration with Peter Bechtel, a food technologist at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Subarctic Agricultural Research...


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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