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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...

2013-10-07 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...

2013-09-26 23:01:40

October is National Seafood Month, and the Gorton’s crew is celebrating by promoting their “Wicked Good Seafood” campaign with fans. In honor of National Seafood Month, the promotion will highlight delicious ways to enjoy seafood, while emphasizing Gorton’s rich heritage and offering the Wicked Good Seafood sweepstakes, which gives consumers the chance to win a grand prize trip for four to Boston including airfare, lodging and $1,000 in spending money. Gloucester, MA (PRWEB)...

2013-09-13 08:20:44

Scientists reveal how organic mercury can interfere with vision More than one billion people worldwide rely on fish as an important source of animal protein, states the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. And while fish provide slightly over 7 per cent of animal protein in North America, in Asia they represent about 23 per cent of consumption. Humans consume low levels of methylmercury by eating fish and seafood. Methylmercury compounds specifically target the central...

2013-09-12 23:03:37

Join Fat Hen and the South Carolina Aquarium for the Next Sustainable Seafood Dinner Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Head out to the country for a meal you will never forget at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at the Fat Hen on Johns Island. Executive Chef Fred Neuville is using the freshest ingredients provided by friends and neighbors for the four-course dinner taking place at 6:30 p.m., on September 15, 2013. Offerings include: -- PEI Mussels with aioli sauce 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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