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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For watermen, better data means fewer restrictions

    For watermen, better data means fewer restrictions
    If there's one thing nearly everybody in the Chesapeake Bay region can agree upon, it's that summer isn't summer without blue crabs. Unfortunately, this regional staple has experienced its share of problems over the past few years, impacting supply,...
  • Blue Moon keeps on shining

    Blue Moon keeps on shining
    Overall impression: I've always been leery of waterfront restaurants because all too often they don't offer much else beyond a view. Blue Moon Fish Company is a big exception, because even after 17 years, it's not only an Intracoastal beauty, but it...
  • Decoding the mystery of the Jamestown sturgeon

     Decoding the mystery of the Jamestown sturgeon
    Archaeologists probing the early James Fort kitchen where they unearthed evidence of cannibalism this past year have discovered an earlier layer of artifacts showing that — just months before the Starving Time of 1609-10 — the colonists were...
  • Don't underestimate Alabama's coast

     Don't underestimate Alabama's coast
    GULF SHORES, Ala. — "I haven't found a seafood I didn't like," Al Sawyer said. That's saying something for a 60-something who has spent his whole life on Alabama's coast catching, selling and cooking seafood. "When I was a boy, my father took me...
  • 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...
  • New move to save historic shad

    New move to save historic shad
    There's new help on the way for what used to be the Chesapeake Bay's most important fish, though how much good it will do remains to be seen. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has enacted a first-ever cap on how many American shad and...
  • The menhaden mystery

    The menhaden mystery
    At a historic meeting in Baltimore recently, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), the fisheries management body representing 15 states along the Eastern Seaboard, resolved to cap the harvest of menhaden at 20 percent less than the...
  • Michael Mina's Super Bowl Cioppino

    Michael Mina's Super Bowl Cioppino
    Michael Mina's name is familiar to Baltimore restaurant-goers from the suite of restaurants he developed for the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Wit & Wisdom, Pabu and Lamill Coffee. But Mina's base of operations is in San Francisco, and the Michelin-...