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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...

2013-08-31 23:03:05

Transparency Market Research published new "Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/commercial-refrigeration-equipment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research ”Commercial Refrigeration...

2013-08-28 23:02:24

One in Seven Alaskans Employed by the Alaska Seafood Industry Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Today the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute released a report titled “Economic Value of the Alaska Seafood Industry” which measures the impact of Alaska’s seafood industry on the U.S. economy. The Alaska seafood industry accounts for over half of all U.S. fisheries production and is a key economic driver in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. It is estimated that the Alaska seafood...

Mercury In Pacific Fish On The Rise
2013-08-26 05:30:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount of toxic mercury found in Pacific Ocean fish is expected to increase over the next several decades, claims new research appearing in the August 25 edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. Using recently-developed isotopic measurement techniques, researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Hawaii reported that they have discovered how methylmercury gets into open-ocean fish, thus infecting the...

2013-08-23 23:02:22

The South Carolina Aquarium and The Atlantic Room at Kiawah partner for the next sustainable seafood dinner. Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Fresh seasonal ingredients, sustainable seafood, and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. That’s what you can expect at the next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place September 6th, 2013 at The Atlantic Room at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island. Executive Chef Jonathan Banta is putting a modern Spanish twist on...

2013-08-13 23:02:26

The South Carolina Aquarium and Pane e Vino team up for the next sustainable seafood dinner. Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Grab a date and head out to Pane e Vino on August 20, 2013 for some of Charleston’s finest Italian fare featuring fresh, sustainable seafood. Executive Chef Alfredo Temelini has created five exciting dishes, each featuring only the freshest and finest ingredients, paired with hand-selected wine. Offerings include: -- Carpaccio di Spada: Swordfish...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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