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2014-02-18 23:01:55

Join the South Carolina Aquarium for Music, Wine and Responsible Dining Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 If you’re looking to enjoy downtown quality dining without the downtown hustle and bustle, Angel Oak Restaurant on Johns Island welcomes you to their upcoming Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place on February 24, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Chef Jay Kees is preparing a five-course meal that mingles modern American taste with Spanish specialties, made complete with wine pairings...

2014-02-13 23:21:52

February is American Heart Health Month, and Seattle’s Pure Food Fish Market is fully stocked with an abundance of fresh-daily, heart-healthy, and certified organic Northwest King Salmon and other fresh seafood products, available for overnight Federal Express shipment across the United States via FreshSeafood.com. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 February is American Heart Health Month, and Seattle’s Pure Food Fish Market is fully stocked with an abundance of fresh-daily, heart-healthy, and...

Ancient British Diets Traced By Archaeologists And Chemists
2014-02-13 14:40:11

University of Bristol The change by our ancestors from hunter-gathers to farmers is one of the most intensively researched aspects of archaeology. Now a large-scale investigation of British archaeological sites dating from around 4,600 BC to 1,400 AD has examined millions of fragments of bone and analyzed over 1,000 cooking pots. The team, led by Professor Richard Evershed of the University of Bristol's School of Chemistry, developed new techniques in an effort to identify fish oils in...

2014-02-07 12:57:29

FDA may need to reconsider what levels of domoic acid in shellfish and fish are safe A chemical that can accumulate in seafood and is known to cause brain damage is also toxic to the kidneys, but at much lower concentrations. The findings, which come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that officials may need to reconsider what levels of the toxin are safe for human consumption. The world's oceans contain algae...

2014-02-04 23:28:01

Seafood Nutrition Partnership, NIH, Sister to Sister Foundation Team Up to Promote Seafood’s Role in Preventing Heart Disease Among Women Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 To raise awareness among women that prevention of heart disease should be a top priority—and to promote the heart-health benefits of seafood consumption—Seafood Nutrition Partnership is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) program The Heart Truth® and Sister to Sister: The...

2014-02-04 23:04:17

With so many people resolving to get healthy for New Year's, Rastelli Direct decided to offer their help. To make it easy for their clients to start eating better, they have made some changes to their website, such as more organic meats in their inventory and healthier recipes in their blog. Swedesboro, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 For decades, losing weight has consistently been the most popular resolution people make for the New Year. Staying fit and healthy is the fifth-most...

2014-01-31 23:00:59

Duke's Chowder House offers one of the only peaceful places to watch the Seattle Seahawks play in the Super Bowl while eating wild sustainable seafood and award-winning clam chowder. Five of the locations are open (all except the Alki location) and featuring happy hour pricing all through the game with drink specials for every touchdown scored. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 “I would love to watch the Seattle Seahawks on my own TV at home but I want someone else to...

2014-01-28 23:28:19

Florida-based supplier of premium steak and seafood products announces sponsorship agreement with PGA’s Russell Knox. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Certified Steak and Seafood Company, online suppliers of quality food products nationwide, have announced their corporate sponsorship of professional golfer Russell Knox for the 2014 season. This is the first pro golfer the Jacksonville-based company has elected to sponsor. “He’s inspiring to watch on the links and we’re...

2014-01-16 23:01:08

Eclectic Seafood in Upcoming South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Take part in Charleston’s newest seafood dining experience at the next Sustainable Seafood Initiative gathering at Charleston Harbor Fish House on January 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The Fish House pairs spectacular waterfront dining with a menu that praises the daily local catch, a perfect match for seafood lovers. Executive Chef Charles Arena introduces a five-course...

2014-01-16 23:00:54

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute announces that pink salmon comprised more than 80% of the total harvest. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 2013 was a year for the record books, with Alaska seeing the largest salmon harvest ever with more than 272 million fish caught in total. The huge harvest was powered by an incredible number of pink salmon, Alaska’s smallest and most abundant salmon species. The 219 million pink salmon comprised more than 80% of the total harvest and...


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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