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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...

2011-08-01 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), has announced an alliance agreement with Pacific Seafood Group. The agreement will provide Pacific Seafood employees with an opportunity to advance their educations at Ashford University. Pacific Seafood Group, a family-owned seafood company launched in 1941, has 37 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The new agreement will make Ashford...

2011-07-26 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lobster announced today the launch of a new national advertising campaign featuring the real people of Red Lobster - a first for the brand and the latest step in a multi-year brand refresh designed to broaden its appeal. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51047-red-lobster-ad-campaign-grey-new-york-sea-food-differently (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/MM38208 )...

2011-07-25 20:40:19

An international team of scientists assessed the population status of several fish species A new study by top global fisheries experts presents an alarming assessment of several economically important fish populations. The analysis of 61 species of "scombrids," which include tunas, bonitos, mackerels and Spanish mackerels, and billfishes, which include swordfish and marlins, classified seven as threatened with extinction and four as "near threatened" for the IUCN Red List of Threatened...

2011-07-21 12:59:00

SAN DIEGO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, announces that it intends to apply to list its common stock on the NYSE AMEX Stock Exchange and has submitted materials to AMEX for its review. Oli Steindorsson, Chairman and CEO of Umami, commented, "Moving to AMEX, if and when Umami is accepted for...


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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