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2014-10-07 12:22:03

Project with Halldor Seafood brings Fresh Icelandic Cod and Haddock to the US by Sea SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

2014-10-02 23:01:45

Declining production and rising imports will continue to threaten the domestic industry.

2014-09-30 23:10:17

The world-famous Pure Food Fish Market in Seattle's Pike Place Market has specially curated fresh seafood gift packages to simplify healthy, holiday gift giving this season.

2014-09-29 23:11:50

On September 24, The Original Soupman announced the recall of certain lots of its “Lobster Bisque” due to allergy alert.

2014-09-23 23:05:35

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aquaculture and Fisheries markets.

2014-09-23 23:01:58

Join the South Carolina Aquarium and Kiawah Island for a Marshside Sunset and Local Lowcountry Delicacies Charleston, S.C.

2014-09-23 23:00:53

Rising downstream demand will aid revenue, but wholesale bypass will limit growth.

2014-09-22 23:10:35

At the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, the nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership announced the successful launch of a pilot program called Eating Heart Healthy: A Cardiovascular

2014-09-01 08:22:14

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aquafeed market is currently the fastest-growing segment of the agriculture and animal feed milling industry and is

2014-08-29 12:22:13

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Aquafeed Market by End Consumption (Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Others), by Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins,


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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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