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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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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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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Shrimp Glazing and Packing for Frozen Storage

July 9, 2010 | David Green

how to select, handle, clean and store seafood Fresh shrimp are often placed in zip lock bags or packed in plastic containers for home freezing and storage. When selecting your packaging, be sure it is…

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