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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Fresh, Local is Preferred

July 8, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries A 2007 consumer study validated what many North Carolina coastal residents already know – fresh, wild-caught shrimp are more appealing than their frozen, imported cousins. When asked which they preferred, 60 percent...

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Hot Crab and Cheese Sandwich

June 25, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea What comes to mind when someone mentions a seafood sandwich? Probably a bland, breaded, fried square piece of fish from the local fast food eatery. Topped, of course, with a slice...

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