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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Stone crab season begins

    Stone crab season begins
    "I'm praying to the stone-crab gods right now," said Stephen Sawitz, two hours before his family's Joe's Stone Crab was set to open for its 100th season Tuesday afternoon. "I'm praying for a healthy harvest." At the first 5 p.m. seating, Joe's served...
  • Go Away With ... Wolfgang Puck

    Go Away With ... Wolfgang Puck
    Famed Spago chef Wolfgang Puck is the latest judge on the "Top Chef: Seattle." Puck says he's excited to be a part of the 10th season of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series. "The show is a lot of fun for me and I enjoy watching what the chefs...
  • Find old Florida in Apalachicola

    Find old Florida in Apalachicola
    As readers of this column know, food is a prime factor in setting the Postcards From Florida itinerary. In Apalachicola that connection is oysters, but the historic Gulf Coast destination on Florida's Panhandle has much more to offer. Be advised,...
  • Portugal's Sunny Algarve

    Portugal's Sunny Algarve
    For some time, I've been wanting to return to the Algarve, in southern Portugal, my favorite stretch of Iberian coastline. Warm and dry, the south coast stretches for some 100 miles, with beach resorts along the water's edge and, farther inland, rolling...
  • It's showtime for Fort Lauderdale boat show

    It's showtime for Fort Lauderdale boat show
    This is what you can expect to find at the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that opens today: More than 1,000 gleaming boats of every size and shape and price range imaginable;  a sultry fireworks show and a first-time ever children's clinic...
  • 'Deadliest Catch' star testifies before Congress on shutdown effects

    'Deadliest Catch' star testifies before Congress on shutdown effects
    Among the far-reaching effects of the ongoing government shutdown is the lack of staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is about to put a major crimp in the Alaskan fishing industry. The problem is so great that it's even...
  • Man vs. Crab: Man eats 17 crab claws in 25 minutes to win contest

    Man vs. Crab: Man eats 17 crab claws in 25 minutes to win contest
    Alfredo Munoz of Moses Lake, Wash. won the annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest held in the Florida Keys this past weekend devouring 25 crab claws in 17 minutes and 35 seconds. That's roughly one crab claw every 42 seconds. He took on more than 50...