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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • O'Leary's serves contemporary seafood in a colorful waterfront cottage

    O'Leary's serves contemporary seafood in a colorful waterfront cottage
    The best thing about O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant is how tricky it is to describe. Not so many years back, I'd have called O'Leary's eclectic, which became a byword for both a type of menu and the kind of place that served it. Offering a relaxed version...
  • Conservationists decry shark finning loophole

    Conservationists decry shark finning loophole
    Conservationists are decrying a move by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to loosen what critics say is already a lax restriction on shark finning, the controversial practice of slicing the fins off and discarding the body at sea. At its...
  • NOAA official joining National Aquarium

    NOAA official joining National Aquarium
    Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium. Schwaab, 52, currently an acting...
  • Salt Life is good

    Salt Life is good
    I've followed many a Salt Life bumper sticker on I-95, but until Salt Life Food Shack came along, I never knew much more about this two-word idiom. Salt Life — an homage to Florida fishing, surfing and swimming — is a lifestyle brand with...
  • Anne Arundel students build a better, or at least less problematic, crab trap

    Anne Arundel students build a better, or at least less problematic, crab trap
    For years, environmentalists and watermen have been searching for a way to deal with the Chesapeake Bay's "ghost pots" — derelict crab traps that are too deep to retrieve and too problematic to co-exist with marine life. Though the traps have been...
  • 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...