Soft-shell Blue Crabs

May 27, 2010 | Pam Morris

seafood traditions Eddie Willis (EW) a soft crab harvester and fish dealer talks to Pam Morris (PM) PM: Where do you live and how long have you been a commercial fisherman? EW: I’m a fourth…

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Health Aspects of Fish Consumption

May 26, 2010 | David Green

seafood is health food A recent international report concludes eating fish lowers the risk of death from heart disease in the general adult population. For women of childbearing age, the report concludes eating fish during…

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Sashimi-grade Tuna

May 5, 2010 | David Green

how to select, handle, clean and store seafood “Sashimi” implies more than just “raw fish.” The term refers to specific requirements regarding fish freshness, appearance, presentation, texture and taste. Sashimi is a traditional Japanese dish…

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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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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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