Algae bloom suspected of sickening sea lions

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
“When we have a large bloom of that algae and an increase in the toxin produced, what happens is the fish or shellfish eat that algae, they become full ... ...read more
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Rescue group sees huge increase in sick sea lions during month of July

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
"What happens then is the fish or shellfish eat that algae," said Kramer. "It builds up in the fish and then your sea lions who live on fish, they eat these ... ...read more
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King County Public Health: contaminated raw oysters lead to outbreak of illnesses

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
“Each summer time we get reports of people getting sick after eating raw shellfish,” said Jenny Lloyd, an epidemiologist with King County Public ... ...read more
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River discharges most urgent problem

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
My personal concern is with shellfish as they retain pollutants because they are filter feeders. Some years ago my son, when small, was very badly ... ...read more
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New Queen Charlotte fish plant in the works

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
... which processes commercial and sport-caught fish, plus a shellfish-processing room for any future shellfish businesses that start in Haida Gwaii. ...read more
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Florida Seawater Bacteria Case Count Rises

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
“Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring bacteria in raw shellfish and in warm, brackish/salty seawater,” FDOH spokeswoman Mara Gambineri ... ...read more
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Shellfish harvest restrictions imposed after wastewater leak

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
Shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay and inland rivers has been suspended for the second time this year because of wastewater discharge. ...read more
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Raw or fried? There's more to the history of the oyster in New England than what's on the menu

July 21, 2017 | Shellfish News
Raw or fried? That may be the main question posed to oyster fans looking to slurp up the pearl-bearing mollusks these days, but the shellfish has been ... ...read more
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Whitstable Oyster Festival

July 20, 2017 | Shellfish News
Contrary to the old wife's tale, eating shellfish does not raise blood cholesterol. Oysters are low in fat in calories and ideal for dieters. They are also a ... ...read more
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Wastewater treatment plant leak causing shellfish harvest restrictions

July 20, 2017 | Shellfish News
MILFORD — For the second time this year, DNREC has had to suspend shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay and inland rivers due to wastewater ... ...read more
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