Atlantic Salmon

October 1, 2010 | Barry Nash

seafood traditions Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), highly esteemed and awe-inspiring due to their leaping abilities to reach spawning streams, are often called the “king of fishes.” They have long, sleek spindle-like bodies – rounded, broad…

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Channel Catfish

September 3, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Originally native to the Gulf States and the Mississippi Valley from Mexico north to Canada, the channel catfish is the most commercially important aquatic species cultured in this country. In the wild,…

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Atlantic Wahoo

August 21, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Wahoo are common to the tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The top half of their body is steel blue while their bottom half is pale blue in color. They…

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The Biology of Triggerfish

August 5, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Gray triggerfish are commonly found in the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to Argentina.  They inhabit ocean hard bottoms, reefs and ledges, especially in near-shore and off-shore locations, either alone or in…

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Fish!

July 23, 2010 | Barry Nash

seafood is safe to eat Earlier this summer, the NC State University Seafood Laboratory and NC Sea Grant, in cooperation with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s marine laboratory in Beaufort, NC, conducted a sensory…

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