Sometimes It’s O.K. to Fry Seafood

August 6, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

methods of preparation “Frying” has almost become a dirty word in recent years, and much of the criticism is deserved. We know that grease-laden foods add fat and calories we do not need. But remember…

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How to Bring Home Your Fish

August 6, 2010 | David Green

how to select, handle, clean and store seafood After a successful fishing trip at the coast, you can keep your catch fresh until you get home with this simple technique. First scale, head and eviscerate…

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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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Broiled Lionfish with Garlic-Basil Butter

July 23, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Lionfish is a tropical fish noted for its long, venomous spines. This native Pacific fish, now present in the Caribbean and the Atlantic, has long been eaten as a delicacy in…

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Invasive Lionfish

July 23, 2010 | David Green

north carolina fisheries In less than a decade, the Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) has become widely established along the Southeast U.S. and Caribbean. Lionfish are presently invading the Gulf of Mexico and South America. Recent estimates…

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