The North Carolina Oyster Fishery

December 18, 2009 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Oysters are bivalve mollusks. Most North Carolina oysters are harvested at about three years of age when they are three inches or more in length. This type of shellfish is commercially available…

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Pecan Encrusted Grouper with Fresh Cilantro

November 28, 2009 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Ask most fish lovers to name a favorite species, and chances are that grouper will be on the list. There are a number of grouper, including red and gag. The recipe…

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How Long Should I Cook Fish and How Do I Know When It’s Done?

November 28, 2009 | Joyce Taylor

methods of preparation When cooking fillets, steaks or gutted whole fish, measure the fish at its thickest point. Cook 10 minutes per inch based on the thickest point. Adjust cooking time accordingly if fish is…

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Method of Cooking Affects Heart Health Benefits of Omega-3s

November 28, 2009 | David Green

seafood is health food Fish is health food and many individuals are eating fish to gain heart-heath benefits provided by omega-3 fatty acids. According to the American Heart Association, studies have suggested that eating omega-3…

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The Biology of Red and Gag Grouper

November 28, 2009 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Both gag and red grouper are important species for North Carolina commercial and recreational fishermen.  Adult gag grouper inhabit coastal waters from North Carolina to Brazil and are found in the Gulf…

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