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Fish is Brain Food

Fish is Brain Food

I am a lover of all things fish. The ecology of fishes and other marine species has fascinated me for years and has led me on a lifelong quest to get to know the inhabitants of our vast oceans. I also love to eat fish (that are sustainably-caught, of course). Working at Sea to Table, I’ve learned that the fish in the ocean are as diverse in flavor and texture as they are in biology, so there’s a lot for a home cook to explore. And just when I thought I couldn’t find any more reasons to brag about fish,...

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PBS Video: Can the seafood industry get Americans to eat local fish?

PBS Video: Can the seafood industry get Americans to eat local fish?

Off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, there’s not much cod left, but there’s plenty of dogfish. It’s a creature most Americans have never heard of, much less consumed. Instead, Americans are eating imported tuna, salmon and shrimp, in a pattern that could wipe out the U.S. fishing industry. NPR News’ Allison Aubrey reports on Sea to Table's mission to promote seafood caught in our own waters.

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Celebrating 40 Rebuilt Fish Stocks

Celebrating 40 Rebuilt Fish Stocks

With gloomy and misleading headlines flooding the news, many shoppers assume that U.S. fisheries are doomed to crash, but don’t be fooled - The United States has some of the best managed fisheries in the world! In fact, many stocks have made significant comebacks in the past 40 years since the creation of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), which governs marine fisheries from the coasts of Alaska to the Gulf of Maine. In 2016, NOAA Fisheries celebrated 40 rebuilt stocks in the United States since the year 2000. These are species like Lingcod, Acadian Redfish, Sea Scallops, and Swordfish that were...

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