Clyde marine action plan for fishing

January 13, 2018 | Shellfish News
The condition of fish, shellfish and seabed habitats of the Clyde is coming under the spotlight at a special event in North Ayrshire. The Clyde Marine Planning Partnership invites the public to learn about how the marine environment has changed over time, and the sensitivities and pressures they face ... ...read more
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Artificial oyster reefs bringing Queensland waterways back to life

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
Communities have taken the lead in two new projects to bring oysters and, hopefully, fish back to popular Queensland tourist spots. More than 100 years ago, oysters were so plentiful around south-east Queensland that entire reefs were dredged up to supply oyster saloons interstate. Kerry Jones from ... ...read more
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Mudslide brings economic shock to area built on tourism

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped, as a local economy that thrives on tourism and the lure of sun-soaked beaches was left reeling. On a postcard-perfect afternoon, the Santa Barbara Shellfish Company ... ...read more
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Climate Change Is Acidifying Our Lakes and Rivers the Same Way It Does With Oceans

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
It's well-known that CO2 emissions cause acidification in the ocean, which is harmful to wildlife such as shellfish. One new study shows that, while it is a different process, CO2 emissions cause harm in freshwater bodies of water as well. ...read more
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Knox County Commissioners elect officers, look at disaster application

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
Commissioners approved and authorized a contract between Knox County and the towns of Cushing, Thomaston, Saint George, South Thomaston, Warren and the Georges River Regional Shellfish Management Committee for shellfish services for a term from January 1, 2018 to March 30, 2018. ...read more
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Verde Kitchen & Cocktails in Bay Shore and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
... Bay Shore, 631-665-6300, verdekitchen.com. Catch Oyster Bar in Patchogue is an all-seasons destination. Visit now and enjoy the South Shore fish stew, loaded with squid, cod, and shellfish. Before you dive in, consider the baked clam “stuffies,” the grilled octopus salad, and, of course all oysters. ...read more
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Diver landed undersized lobsters for his daughter's marine display

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
It is also an offence for anyone to take more than one lobster per day in the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) district without a commercial shellfish permit from NIFCA. Bankhead, who pleaded guilty to the offences, said that he was unaware of the restrictions. ...read more
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Some beaches re-open for shellfish harvesting

January 12, 2018 | Shellfish News
PORT ANGELES — Beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Cape Flattery east to the Lyre River have been reopened for recreational shellfish harvesting. The change by the state Department of Health was announced by the Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday. ...read more
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Briefly: Royal restrictions — Sick leave — Camel urine cocktails

January 11, 2018 | Shellfish News
Because of fears that untimely gastro upset could disrupt the public duties of the royal clan, shellfish and other specific foods are off the menu. Along with rare meat, under-cooked eggs, foreign water, and overly spicy or exotic food, the risk of contracting foodborne illness outweighs the consumption of ... ...read more
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Why South Australian Seafood Is the Best

January 11, 2018 | Shellfish News
Perhaps the humblest shellfish of all, but also much prized by gourmands, is the pipi, harvested from South Australian beaches so remote they are accessible only by boat or four-wheel drive vehicles. The water is sparkling clear because of the rolling surf that constantly churns the beach and the fact that ... ...read more
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