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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,...
  • New Pompano Beach Marriott to open July 1

    New Pompano Beach Marriott to open July 1
    The new Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Oceanfront resort is set to open July 1, operator Urgo Hotels said in a press release Wednesday. The resort is the first hotel to break ground in Pompano in a decade following the construction of the...
  • Taking it very easy on the trans-Atlantic Queen Mary 2

    Taking it very easy on the trans-Atlantic Queen Mary 2
    In an era when time is money, and cellphones, computers and jammed schedules keep us ridiculously busy day and night, why would one spend seven days traveling to England when a plane can get you there in seven hours? The answer is simple: There's no...
  • Seafood recipes

    Seafood recipes
  • Don't underestimate Alabama's coast

     Don't underestimate Alabama's coast
    GULF SHORES, Ala. — "I haven't found a seafood I didn't like," Al Sawyer said. That's saying something for a 60-something who has spent his whole life on Alabama's coast catching, selling and cooking seafood. "When I was a boy, my father took me...
  • 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...
  • New move to save historic shad

    New move to save historic shad
    There's new help on the way for what used to be the Chesapeake Bay's most important fish, though how much good it will do remains to be seen. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has enacted a first-ever cap on how many American shad and...
  • The menhaden mystery

    The menhaden mystery
    At a historic meeting in Baltimore recently, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), the fisheries management body representing 15 states along the Eastern Seaboard, resolved to cap the harvest of menhaden at 20 percent less than the...