Atlantic Yellowfin Tuna

May 5, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Yellowfin tuna are torpedo-shaped fish with metallic, dark-blue backs and upper sides that change from yellow to silver on the belly.  Their dorsal and anal fins are bright yellow.  Yellowfins inhabit the…

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Fresh Spotted Sea Trout with Herbs

April 14, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea For many people, spotted sea trout is a favorite fish. Actually, it isn’t really a trout — like red drum and sea mullet, it is a member of the drum family….

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Spotted Sea Trout

April 14, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Spotted sea trout are found in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.  Also know as speckled trout, the species is important to both commercial and recreational fishermen. The recent rain…

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NC Seafood and You: A Good Match for Your Health

April 14, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food You’ve probably heard of omega-3 fatty acids. Including more omega-3 fats in your diet is a common recommendation for improving heart health and preventing some chronic diseases. In North Carolina, you…

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Broiled Striped Bass with Paprika and Herbs

March 23, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Now is the time of year for striped bass! A long-time favorite up and down the East Coast, striped bass were mentioned by Capt. John Smith in Colonial times and were…

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