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2013-07-09 23:01:04

Food, Wine, and Music at one of Charleston’s Most Beautiful Historic Sites (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Savor the past while helping sustain the future of our coast! Middleton Place will host the South Carolina Aquarium this Sunday for the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner held in the Pavilion at “America’s oldest landscaped Gardens.” The five course meal, artfully designed by Middleton Place Restaurant’s Executive Chef Brandon Buck, will be specifically paired with wines from around...

2013-07-09 22:58:20

A study conducted by Dr. James Diaz, Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Program Director of the Environmental/Occupational Health Sciences Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, analyzed cases of a parasitic lung infection and found new modes of transmission and associated behaviors, identifying new groups of people at risk. Dr. Diaz hopes to raise the index of suspicion among medical professionals so non-traditional patients and...

2013-07-03 23:16:29

Nordic skiing champion Kikkan Randall will promote wild Alaska seafood for health benefits and outstanding flavor. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) proudly announces its partnership with Nordic skiing World Champion Kikkan Randall. ASMI and Randall will work together to promote the health and fitness benefits of Alaska seafood. “Alaska seafood is the best in the world,” said Randall. “It’s the perfect fuel for my training, and I...

2013-07-01 08:30:47

Online Promotion Rewards Shrimp Lovers and Pitmasters with Grill Giveaway McLEAN, Va., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its debut on the wildly popular social media platform Pinterest, The Shrimp Council is hosting the "Summer of Shrimp: Fire It Up!" sweepstakes with Weber-Stephen Products LLC, makers of the iconic Weber Grill. Beginning today and extending through July 29, the sweepstakes calls all shrimp lovers and grilling gurus to follow Eat Shrimp on Pinterest where...

2013-06-26 04:20:13

AUCKLAND, New Zealand and LUCCA, Italy, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Second largest seafood company in New Zealand in terms of catch with global operations reaching over 60 markets in 30 currencies produces its global consolidated results in half the time Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today announced...

2013-06-07 12:23:40

NEW YORK, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official: The Clam Shack is America's Best Lobster Roll. Twenty of the country's top seafood shacks competed at Tasting Table's fourth annual Lobster Roll Rumble, and the event's 1,300 guests selected The Clam Shack in Kennebunkport as the winner for the second consecutive year. Also taking top honors, Eventide Oyster Co. earned the coveted Editors' Choice Award, voted on by Tasting Table's 15 editors. The sold-out event utilized NFC technology...

2013-06-07 12:22:39

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) is marking World Oceans Day by extending congratulations to all of the fisheries now certified under the Marine Stewardship Council's (MSC) standards for sustainable fishing practices. Together, fisheries recognized by MSC now constitute more than 10% of the total wild capture fish catch worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "World Oceans Day is a timely reminder that the...

2013-06-05 11:47:01

Scientists in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University have developed a new, inexpensive and precise way to detect the toxin secreted by Vibrio tubiashii, a bacterial disease that a few years ago caused millions of dollars in losses to the oyster aquaculture industry in the Pacific Northwest. When perfected and commercialized, the new assay should give oyster growers an early warning system to tell when they have a problem with high levels of this toxin and must take...

2013-06-05 08:30:05

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With their high quality protein and other essential nutrients, fish and shellfish are important parts of a healthful diet. But, as with any food, safe handling is essential to reducing the risk of foodborne illness, often called "food poisoning." Follow these basic food safety tips for buying, storing, and preparing fish and shellfish. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2013-06-04 23:22:16

Already in use everywhere from wineries and fruit packers to firehouses and metal shops, ATAGO´s ubiquitous PAL-1 refractometer is finding more and more homes on fishing vessels in the North Atlantic, where they are used to judge the quality of a lobster based on their blood. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Lobsters as Food — From Rags to Riches It may be hard to imagine, but until the late 19th century, lobsters were seen as inedible junk; mere nuisances getting in the way of...


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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