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2013-12-19 23:32:35

According to Saving Seafood, the OZY article relies largely on outdated and invalidated claims which have been called into questioned by multiple reputable scientists in journals, in the New York Times and and on National Public Radio. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 (Saving Seafood) - Warning that “within our lifetimes, the world’s supply of fish could collapse entirely,” the startup news website OZY last week promulgated claims about the depletion of ocean fish based on...

2013-12-12 23:04:10

Join the Aquarium and Fleet Landing Restaurant for Dinner Featuring Local Catch Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Sustainable seafood awaits you and a date in the heart of downtown Charleston for the last Sustainable Seafood dinner of the year, taking place at 6:30 p.m. on December 16, 2013. Fleet Landing’s Executive Chef Drew Hedlund will be creating a tantalizing four-course dinner with wine pairings featuring local oysters prepared two ways. Dinner offerings include: -- Duo...

2013-12-11 23:00:53

Duke’s earned a 4.5 Blue Fish rating from Fish2Fork, making it the highest-rated restaurant in Washington State on the site. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Duke’s Chowder House is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 4.5 grade Blue Fish Rating from the UK-based Fish2Fork organization. The top rating possible is a 5. Duke’s currently holds the highest rating in Washington State. A not-for-profit company based in London, Fish2Fork is a website dedicated to rating...

2013-11-21 23:05:01

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Fish and fish products. Russian market of fish and fish products: forecast for 2013-2016. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Subject of research: MARKET OF FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS Goal of research: EVALUATION OF MARKET CONDITIONS AND FORECAST OF ITS DEVELOPMENT FOR 2013-2016 Regions of research: RUSSIA REGIONS OF RF Basic units of research: WORLD MARKET OF FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS VOLUME OF RUSSIAN MARKET OF FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS...

2013-11-15 23:20:18

Alaska chef takes home a winter's worth of wild seafood for best photo. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is delighted to announce Sara Squarstoff as the winner of the “Show Us Your Alaska Seafood” Instagram Contest. Her photo of home-canned Alaska salmon impressed the ASMI board and committee members, who voted on the winner from a group of 3 finalists that had been selected from over 100 entries. As the winner, Squarstoff will...

2013-11-04 12:31:44

Peapod Introduces Verlasso® Salmon, First & Only Ocean-Raised, Farmed Salmon Ranked as "Good Alternative" by Monterey Bay Aquarium® Seafood Watch® Program CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peapod, the nation's leading online grocer, has had a long-standing commitment to advancing sustainable grocery options for shoppers. This fall, alone, Peapod has introduced Farmedhere products (organic, aquaponic herbs and leafy greens) and celebrated its ongoing relationship with Shedd...

2013-10-17 12:31:22

Welcomes GSA & Sodexo policy changes to recognize Alaska salmon sustainability and reiterates no change on industry's MSC withdrawal despite recent recertification of nearly all Alaska fisheries ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Alaska Salmon Now", a grassroots organization of fishermen, consumers, and other representatives of the Alaska seafood industry, welcomes the recent decisions by the US federal agency General Services Administration (GSA) and...

2013-10-07 23:01:19

Enjoy a taste of the sea while eating responsibly. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Get your gloves, shucking knives and taste buds ready to join us for the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place at Kiawah Island’s Mingo Point on Saturday, October 12, 2013 starting at 4 p.m. The dinner, featuring local oysters and sustainably caught seafood, will highlight locally sourced ingredients paired with craft brewed beer for a night to remember. Executive Chef Brian McGowan has...

2013-10-04 13:11:49

Dartmouth, other researchers report global warming may boost fishes' metabolism and accumulation of toxic metal Rising ocean surface temperatures caused by climate change could make fish accumulate more mercury, increasing the health risk to people who eat seafood, Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues report in a study in the journal PLOS ONE. Until now, little has been known about how global warming may affect mercury bioaccumulation in marine life, and no previous study has...

2013-10-01 23:01:03

Best photo wins a winter's supply of Alaska seafood and a GoPro camera. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 October is National Seafood Month, which means there’s no better time to enjoy the abundance of sustainable seafood from Alaskan waters. This year, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is celebrating with the inaugural “Show Us Your Alaska Seafood” Instagram photo contest. Seafood lovers from across the country can show off their culinary skills by preparing a...


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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