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2014-03-17 08:30:35

VANCOUVER, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - "The Canada-Korea Trade Agreement will help our producers to fulfil their potential and expand into new markets," says Chris Sporer, Executive Director of the Seafood Producers Association of British Columbia, the largest organization of wild seafood processing companies on Canada's Pacific coast. The BC wild seafood industry exports approximately 80% of its production. As an export industry, access to world seafood markets is one of the key things...

2014-03-14 23:26:44

Patented active packaging solution provides simple, consistent method of keeping perishable food fresher longer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 FoodHandler, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of high-quality food safety solutions, is now the exclusive source for FoodTouch® antimicrobial-protected paper products. The patented, one-of-a-kind paper line will make its debut with FoodHandler in Booth 886 at Seafood Expo North America March 16-18 in Boston, Mass. “FoodTouch...

2014-03-11 23:26:18

Bristol Bay Exhibiting at North America’S Largest Seafood Exposition Bristol Bay, AK (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 For the first time, Bristol Bay sockeye salmon will be featured at Seafood Expo North America (formerly the International Boston Seafood Show), taking place March 16th – 18th in Boston, MA. North America’s largest seafood exposition, this three-day trade show attracts over 19,000 seafood buyers and suppliers from around the world. During the Expo, the Bristol Bay Regional...

2014-03-06 23:25:12

Alaska Seafood announces the opening of two sustainable whitefish fisheries. Alaska is home to over 95% of Pacific halibut and over 70% of black cod caught in the U.S. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Alaska’s wild halibut and black cod (sablefish) harvest season opens Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 12:00 PM local time. Statewide Total Allowable Catch (TAC) limits for Alaska halibut and black cod are set at 16.8 million pounds and 33.6 million pounds respectively. Alaska is home to...

Adipose Fins Evolve Repeatedly In Teleost Fishes
2014-03-05 10:33:13

University of Chicago Though present in more than 6,000 living species of fish, the adipose fin, a small appendage that lies between the dorsal fin and tail, has no clear function and is thought to be vestigial. However, a new study analyzing their origins finds that these fins arose repeatedly and independently in multiple species. In addition, adipose fins appear to have repeatedly and independently evolved a skeleton, offering a glimpse into how new tissue types and structural...

2014-02-28 23:01:50

The fresh Mexican White Prawns, available on the Duke’s Chowder House special fresh sheet through April 15, are dubbed “Piñata Prawns” because they explode with flavor. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 From now until April 15, Duke's Chowder House of Seattle is featuring their popular Mexican White Prawns (aka “Piñata Prawns”) on their special fresh sheet menu – a carefully crafted menu that highlights new seafood items in the restaurant. The...

2014-02-26 16:22:52

SHACKLEFORDS, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anderson's Neck Oyster Company announces that by March 9, 2014 the environmentally friendly small business will have filtered 20 billion gallons of water in the Chesapeake Bay through their oyster farm. You can view the progress towards this goal online at http://www.andersonsneck.com/conservation/. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/MN72072 By nourishing oyster seeds over time, Anderson's Neck has re-created...

2014-02-25 23:22:26

Processed Seafood market report estimates the market size of the global market in terms of value, segmenting the market on the basis of seafood types and product types. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seafood-processing-equipment-market-10805180.html) (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The report “Processed Seafood & Seafood Processing Equipment Market by Types (Crustaceans, Fish, Molluscs, Others), by Product Types (Frozen, Smoked, Canned, Dried, Surimi, Others), by...

2014-02-23 23:01:36

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Processed Seafood & Seafood Processing Equipment Market by Types (Crustaceans, Fish, Molluscs, Others), by Product Types (Frozen, Smoked, Canned, Dried, Surimi, Others), by Equipment Types & by Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 It is not at all a wise option to keep fish and seafood for long without refrigeration. Hence to preserve such products, processing is required. Various...

Fate Of Fish Stocks In The Baltic Sea Determined By Salt Stratification
2014-02-19 15:39:07

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel Why management strategies must take into account regional conditions In the Baltic Sea, two cod stocks evolve independently. Also the juveniles of two economically important flatfish species, flounder and plaice, live there within limited space. This is possible due to the irregular distribution of water masses of different salinity in this inland sea. Scientists of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Institute of...


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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