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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Ancient rockfish caught in Alaska: Why nobody threw it back

    Ancient rockfish caught in Alaska: Why nobody threw it back
    Ten miles off the coast of southern Alaska, an insurance adjuster from Seattle caught a neon orange rockfish that is probably more than 100 years old. The fish, a type of rockfish called a shortraker, was caught in 900 feet of water, weighed in at 39.08...
  • Fishing notebook: Maryland-record cod caught out of Ocean City

    Fred Brungart of York, Pa., caught a Maryland record 38-inch, 24-pound Atlantic cod on May 31 out of Ocean City, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service reported last week. Brungart hooked the fish aboard the 80-foot headboat...
  • Federal agency denies petition to delist Pacific NW killer whales

    Federal agency denies petition to delist Pacific NW killer whales
    Federal officials have denied a petition by San Joaquin Valley farmers to drop a small West Coast group of killer whales from the endangered species list. The refusal represents the latest development in a decade-long legal battle over protections for...
  • Dining scene: From chilled shellfish to slow-simmered sirloin

    Dining scene: From chilled shellfish to slow-simmered sirloin
    Lobster Bar Sea Grille 450 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 190, Fort Lauderdale, 954-772-2675, BuckHeadRestaurants.com Yes, it's as dramatically striking and grand as anticipated with a big-city feel. A place to see and be seen, indeed. From the Atlanta-...
  • In Colombia, turning coca farmers into breeders of ornamental fish

    In Colombia, turning coca farmers into breeders of ornamental fish
    FLORENCIA, Colombia — The expansion of China's middle class isn't some abstract notion in this sweltering corner of Colombia's Amazon River basin. It's driving a private-public partnership trying to steer the local economy away from illegal coca...
  • La escena culinaria alrededor del sur de Florida

    La escena culinaria alrededor del sur de Florida
    Lobster Bar Sea Grille (450 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 190, Fort Lauderdale, 954-772-2675, BuckHeadRestaurants.com) Sí, es dramáticamente notable y grande como la anticipada sensación de una gran ciudad. Un lugar para ver y ser visto, de verdad. De la...
  • Lobster Season Shut Down In The Sound

    For the first time, lobster season in Long Island Sound will be shut down for most of the fall. From Sunday through Nov. 28, it will be illegal to trap lobsters there. The move is a sad one for Connecticut's already struggling fishing industry, but it's...
  • Ocean species relocate in response to climate change, study finds

    Ocean species relocate in response to climate change, study finds
    As climate change heats our oceans, you’d expect temperature-sensitive marine species to flee poleward to cooler waters. So why have some headed to warmer regions toward the equator?  Scientists have solved the puzzle. For the most part, these...
  • Blue outlook for blue crabs

    Blue outlook for blue crabs
    By most accounts, this has been a good year for eating Maryland blue crabs — just not by human beings. The Chesapeake Bay crab harvest is down, in part because of predators and cannibalism, but that's not the whole story. In 2011, Maryland...
  • Fisherman charged with witness tampering in poaching investigation

    Fisherman charged with witness tampering in poaching investigation
    A Tilghman Island commercial fisherman has been charged with witness tampering and intimidation in a federal investigation into alleged poaching of striped bass from the Chesapeake Bay, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Michael D. Hayden, Jr., 41,was...
  • A better way to manage the crab harvest

    It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...