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2014-05-20 23:04:03

360pi Recognized with Prestigious Red Herring Top 100 North America Award Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Today, 360pi is pleased to announce it has received the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award, a prestigious designation honoring the year’s most promising private technology companies in North America. Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and "scale ups" since 1995. Winners were evaluated individually from a large pool of...

2014-05-15 23:08:18

The famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season has returned, and Pure Food Fish Market, located in Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market, is now taking orders for King and Sockeye Salmon straight from the pristine waters of the Copper River. Order now online at FreshSeafood.com or by phone at (800) 392-FISH (3474). Fresh Copper River Salmon will be available at Pure Food Fish Market while supplies last. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 At last, the famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season...

2014-05-12 23:01:29

Guests at this year's Cooking for Solutions will have a chance to savor Bristol Bay sockeye salmon at Thursday's Meet the Chefs reception and Friday's Cooking for Solutions Gala. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 As part of this year’s annual Cooking for Solutions event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Bristol Bay Sockeye will be among the line-up of sustainable seafood featured. A three-day long event, Cooking for Solutions brings together hundreds of chefs, food producers,...

Oysters And Crabs 'Stuck In The Middle'
2014-05-12 03:30:49

By Angela Herring, Northeastern University Northeastern University ecologist David Kimbro claims to have watched a lot of TV growing up, particularly The Brady Bunch. “You could kind of get a flavor for how an episode was going to turn out based on how Jan or Peter were faring—you know, the middle kids,” said Kimbro, an assistant professor in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences. He and his colleagues—associate professor Jon Grabowski and assistant professor...

2014-05-08 23:03:41

The South Carolina Aquarium and Edmund’s Oast Team Up For Fish for the Future Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Celebrate sustainable seafood at one of Charleston’s hot new restaurants, Edmund’s Oast, at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. This unique dinner, held on Edmund’s Oast’s outside patio, will feature six courses expertly prepared by Executive Chef Andy Henderson. Each course will highlight sustainable seafood along with fresh...

2014-04-23 23:04:28

Traditional merchants in the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry face stiff competition from manufacturers' sales branches and offices (MSBOs) of vertically integrated fishing or processing companies; however, as seafood consumption increases over the next five years, prices are also expected to rise, thereby growing revenue from recessionary lows and bolstering wholesalers' profit margins. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Fish &...

2014-04-14 23:00:59

Going Green is on the Menu at the Next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day by dining responsibly at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort’s Sea Island Grill & Lounge on April 22, 2014. Opening with a 6:30 reception, the dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Chef de Cuisine Jeff Miller is practicing eco-friendly customs as he prepares a five-course meal, accompanied with wine...

Sunken Logs Create New Habitats For Seafloor Animals
2014-04-10 14:25:36

MBARI When it comes to food, most of the deep sea is a desert. Many seafloor animals feed on marine snow—the organic remnants of algae and animals that live in the sunlit surface waters, far above. However, marine snow only falls as a light dusting and doesn’t have much nutritional value. Thus, any other sources of food that reach the deep sea provide a temporary feast. Even bits of dead wood, waterlogged enough to sink, can support thriving communities of specialized animals. A new...

New Tiny Species Of Crayfish Discovered In The Swamps Of Coastal Eastern Australia
2014-04-09 09:09:09

Pensoft Publishers Hidden in one of Australia's most developed and fastest growing areas lives one of the world's smallest freshwater crayfish species. Robert B McCormack the Team Leader for the Australian Crayfish Project described the new species belonging to the genus Gramastacus, after 8 years of research in the swamps and creeks of coastal New South Wales, Australia. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Being a small crayfish species it has remained...

2014-04-01 23:01:41

Researchers believe there is a multimillion dollar consumer market potential for this "underappreciated species." Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The University of New England will soon be investigating ways to create a culinary market for the spiny dogfish, an abundant shark in Maine and northeastern U.S. waters, with the potential for a multimillion-dollar boost to the economy. The NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service’s Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program has funded...


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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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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