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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Bigger consumer demand can help save a West Coast fishery

    Bigger consumer demand can help save a West Coast fishery
    Rockfish stuffed with rapini and roasted in my 800-degree wood-fired oven with crushed potatoes is at the top of the list of meals I love to cook, eat and serve. But I don't just have this dish on my restaurant's menu because it is delicious. I also do it...
  • Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish

    Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish
    In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released...
  • Shopping for sustainable seafood is getting easier in Southern California

    Shopping for sustainable seafood is getting easier in Southern California
    Buying sustainably sourced seafood can seem like an endless search. The intricacies of which fish, from which area, caught by which method can be mind-boggling. But there’s good news for Southern California shoppers – according to Greenpeace,...
  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • Mercury levels rise in oceans

    Mercury levels rise in oceans
    Man has pumped tens of thousands of tons of mercury into the world’s oceans in the last 500 years, nearly tripling the amount of the toxic heavy metal in sea water, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature. The study,...
  • Lobster shell disease is spreading -- but you can still eat the lobster

    Lobster shell disease -- a nasty business that can cause the shell to discolor or rot off completely -- has affected the southern New England lobster industry and reportedly is on the move. The disease turns the color of the lobster shells from their...
  • Seafood recipes

    Seafood recipes
  • Video: How to choose fresh fish - what to look for, what to avoid

    Video: How to choose fresh fish - what to look for, what to avoid
    Do you like to cook fish, but have no idea what to look for when you buy it at the market? If you don't cook fish that often, the thought of hitting a fish market (or even cruising your local seafood aisle) when shopping for a recipe can be a bit...
  • Purist sushi bar Q, to open downtown, won't serve you rolls, avocado or teriyaki

    Purist sushi bar Q, to open downtown, won't serve you rolls, avocado or teriyaki
    Japanese chef Hiroyuki Naruke is a purist. He's turned Q, an omakase sushi restaurant slated to open Sept. 18 in downtown L.A., into a no-avocado, no-tempura, no-teriyaki zone.   "And no cut rolls," said Naruke behind his sushi bar with a shake of his...
  • Five sustainable - and delicious - fish you should eat

    Five sustainable - and delicious - fish you should eat
    Sustainable seafood is one of the big buzzwords in food these days. And it is important: So many of our most popular fish are close to being overfished. The trick is expanding our palates, finding fish that we aren’t already loving to death. But...
  • Bottarga, a briny Mediterranean delicacy worth smuggling

    <i>Bottarga</i>, a briny Mediterranean delicacy worth smuggling
    Like cilantro or sea urchin, bottarga is a taste you either love or hate. I was hooked the first time I tasted spaghetti alla bottarga on the island of Sardinia in the Mediterranean. The al dente pasta dressed with fruity olive oil and dusted with amber-...