Vicki Harrison, Retail Market Operator, Hatteras, NC

February 21, 2010 | Pam Morris

seafood traditions Vicki Harrison (VH) of Hatteras, NC talks with Pam Morris (PM) about the snapper/grouper fishery. PM: What is your name and where were you born? VH: Vicki Harrison, Dallas, TX PM: Tell us...

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Hearty Clam Chowder

January 20, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Available year-round, the native hard clam, or quahog, has always been a coastal favorite. Clams may be bought in the shell or shucked. Those in the shell should be heavy and...

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Eating Raw and Partially Cooked Seafood

January 20, 2010 | David Green

It's always best to cook seafood thoroughly to minimize the risk of foodborne illness. However, if you choose to eat raw or partially cooked fish and shellfish anyway, there are some things you should know....

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“I love the independence of it”

January 20, 2010 | Pam Morris

North Carolina Fisheries Michael Starks (MS) of Bettie, NC talks with Pam Morris (PM) about the importance of clams to his livelihood. PM: What is your name and when were you born? MS: Michael Starks,...

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The North Carolina Oyster Fishery

December 18, 2009 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Oysters are bivalve mollusks. Most North Carolina oysters are harvested at about three years of age when they are three inches or more in length. This type of shellfish is commercially available...

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