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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Court denies bid to reopen menhaden fishery

    Court denies bid to reopen menhaden fishery
    A Dorchester County judge has denied a watermen's group's bid to reopen Maryland's menhaden fishery, but ordered a trial scheduled next spring on how the Department of Natural Resources has imposed catch limits on the prized bait fish. Circuit Court...
  • Seeking new home, at least 94 Eritreans die as boat sinks off Italy

    Seeking new home, at least 94 Eritreans die as boat sinks off Italy
    ROME -- The Eritreans were seeking a new life in Europe, with about 500 of them crowded aboard a 66-foot boat crossing the Mediterranean. Instead, the vessel caught fire and capsized Thursday, in one of the worst disasters seen on a route sailed by...
  • '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...
  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists
    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • 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...
  • Fukushima fishermen watch recovery slip away

    Fukushima fishermen watch recovery slip away
    SOMA, Japan — For much of his life, Koichi Matsumoto, 58, happily slipped out of bed in the dead of night to work on a fishing trawler. But these days, his catch is tree branches, tires and other rubble still adrift since the massive earthquake...
  • 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...
  • Watermen challenge menhaden catch limits

    Watermen challenge menhaden catch limits
    A group of Maryland watermen has filed suit seeking to overturn the state's catch limit on menhaden, arguing that it violates state and federal law and that the forage fish is not in need of conservation. In a filing Friday in Dorchester County...
  • Deaths of two giant oarfish in California may be linked

    Deaths of two giant oarfish in California may be linked
    Two rare, ribbon-like fish that washed up on Southern California beaches last week have puzzled and excited scientists, who know little about the creature that inspired sea serpent lore. The oarfish, deep-sea dwellers that remain largely mysterious to...