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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • 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...
  • The consensus seems to be: Let somebody else fix the delta

    The consensus seems to be: Let somebody else fix the delta
    Confidential surveys of water officials, water users and others involved with the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta offer some telling insight on why the delta is stuck in a perpetual quagmire. When it comes to fixing the hub of California’s water...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lobster shell disease is spreading -- but you can still eat the lobster

    Lobster shell disease -- a nasty business that can cause the shell to discolor or rot off completely -- has affected the southern New England lobster industry and reportedly is on the move. The disease turns the color of the lobster shells from their...
  • Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight

    Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight
    ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...
  • Farmers Markets: A CSA model for seafood in Santa Monica

    Farmers Markets: A CSA model for seafood in Santa Monica
    Fishermen selling their own catch at Southern California farmers markets are vanishing. An attractive alternative is Community Seafood, a "community-supported fishery" that started selling last Sunday at the Santa Monica Main Street farmers market....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State's Wildlife Leadership Academy seeks teens

     
    The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for youth ages 14-17 and teachers to serve as adult mentors for an educational program focusing on wildlife conservation and leadership development. The Academy’s mission is to empower youth to become...
  • 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...