Spiny dogfish is just one of many domestic fish that we know as "underutilized species." Most of it heads to Europe, while Americans import most of the fish they eat. According to the Cape Cod Chronicle, a new project will help change that by utilizing dogfish in University dining programs.
When I was studying anthropology I took a course in pre-Columbian Peru. It was an amazing course by Professor Judy Zeitlin and one of the things I learned in the class is that the weather phenomenon we know as El Nino, has been affecting the people of Peru for millennia. If I remember correctly, the … Continue reading Peruvian Anchovies Expected To Rebound Post El Nino
The Dungeness crab season for the Oregon coast began January 1 this year and will run till mid-August. After a month, the crabbing has been very strong with over 13 million pounds of dungeness harvested already, that is only a million pounds shy of the entire 2016 season. Washington State is also having a great … Continue reading Oregon’s Dungeness Crab Season Starts Strong
The latest update in the canned tuna price-fixing scandal is the former senior VP of sales for Bumble Bee Tuna may face a short prison term. Due to his integral part in the fixing of prices of canned tuna, Walter Scott Cameron could face up to 16 months in jail, along with a $25,000 fine. … Continue reading Tunagate: Bumble Bee Exec May Do Time
For those who like their salmon on the rare side, time to be more careful as that prime piece of wild Alaskan salmon may be infected by D. nihonkaiense, a member of a genus of tapeworms that can infect humans. This particular species, the Japanese broad tapeworm is the second leading cause of diphyllobothriasis (tapeworm … Continue reading Japanese Tapeworm Found in American Wild Salmon
ISA is a virus that is related to the flu and infects the red blood cells of Atlantic salmon. In the tight confines of salmon farms it can spread slowly or hit quick.
You may have seen the blue MSC badge on packages of frozen seafood, and now fish from the 4VWX (Scotia-Fundy) fishing sector have met these tight criteria.
New England Fishery Management Council will decide upon one of three proposals to make whiting a limited-access fishery.
The ultra-low-opening bottom trawl (ULOT) minimizes impact of trawling activity on cod.
A report by the NMFS states that Americans are eating more fish and seafood these days. Our average yearly intake increased by a pound from 2014-2015. Apparently that is the biggest jump in seafood consumption in over 25 years. While this is definitely a good thing, we still are not eating enough seafood according to … Continue reading Americans Eating More Seafood – But Need To Eat More