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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Phillips Seafood to make "major announcement" Tuesday at Power Plant ribbon cutting

    Phillips Seafood to make "major announcement" Tuesday at Power Plant ribbon cutting
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is scheduled to join Steve Phillips, president and CEO of Phillips Foods and Seafood Restaurants, and developer David Cordish at a Tuesday afternoon ribbon-cutting for the new Phillips Seafood Restaurant at the Power Plant....
  • The Harbor Report: Support your local fishermen

    While returning to the harbor over the weekend, I spotted a local fisherman and got an idea for a good story. With this in mind, I called one of my old school friends, Tom Pearson of Pearson's Port, at 100 E. Coast Hwy. Tom and I went to school together...
  • Virginia scientists get $1 million to study Chesapeake Bay fisheries

    Virginia scientists get $1 million to study Chesapeake Bay fisheries
    The federal government awarded Virginia scientists more than $1 million to study some of the Chesapeake Bay’s most important fisheries. The money, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will fund research projects on...
  • Is the GOP handing the election to Obama?

    Is the GOP handing the election to Obama?
    The last time a Republican candidate for president defeated an incumbent Democrat running for reelection, the primary returns were a lopsided affair. Ronald Reagan won convincingly in New Hampshire and South Carolina (after George H.W. Bush took Iowa) and...
  • Group wants state to better manage costs of commercial fisheries

    The Maryland chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association is calling on the state to more efficiently manage the costs of commercial fisheries. Under the current structure, only 20 percent of the cost for managing the activities of commercial...
  • It's official: Atlantic sturgeon 'endangered'

    The federal government declared Tuesday that it's formally listing most Atlantic sturgeon along the East Coast — including in the Chesapeake Bay — as endangered, providing new legal protection for the big, prehistoric-looking fish believed...
  • Atlantic sturgeon in Chesapeake Bay to be listed endangered

    Atlantic sturgeon in Chesapeake Bay to be listed endangered
    Atlantic sturgeon in Chesapeake Bay and elsewhere will be designated an endangered species, federal regulators announced Tuesday. Effective April 6, the listing will provide greater protection for the dinosaur-like fish and may add irksome regulations to...
  • Tiki Barge wants to expand to include Raw Barge; liquor board delays decision

    Tiki Barge wants to expand to include Raw Barge; liquor board delays decision
    The controversial and popular Tiki Barge may have a sister barge this Spring. The people behind the Tiki Barge - including Harborview developer and liquor license holder Richard Swirnow and general manager Bud Craven - asked the Baltimore Liquor Board...
  • Maryland sturgeon restoration effort in limbo

    Maryland sturgeon restoration effort in limbo
    — "Sturgie" is biding his time, waiting to be introduced to the right female. Caught off Hooper's Island five years ago, the hulking six-foot Atlantic sturgeon passes his days lolling about in a large tank at the University of Maryland's Horn Point...
  • Counting crabs in the Chesapeake

    Counting crabs in the Chesapeake
    — A mesh net tips onto the stern of the work boat "Mydra Ann," and out tumbles a community of crabs: fist-size blues with claws raised in attack mode, tan adolescents trying to scuttle for cover and translucent babies no bigger than a thumbnail....
  • MD oyster survival best since '85

    MD oyster survival best since '85
    Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.  A fall survey of oyster bars ...