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Why Buy Wild-Caught: Wild-Caught vs. Farmed Fish

Why Buy Wild-Caught: Wild-Caught vs. Farmed Fish

Salmon is the second most consumed seafood in the US, right between shrimp and canned tuna. You probably know that some of the salmon we eat is wild caught, and others farmed. But what is the difference between farm raised fish vs wild caught fish, and should you care? The answer is yes. You should care very much.   What’s the Difference Between Farm-Raised and Wild-Caught Fish? When you are talking about farm raised vs wild caught, the first thing you should look at is the environment in which they grow up, and the food that they eat. For instance,...

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The World's Largest Open Pit Mine Is Coming To Alaska

The World's Largest Open Pit Mine Is Coming To Alaska

Save Bristol Bay, Stop Pebble Mine Bristol Bay is the lifeblood of Alaska. Home to the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon run, the bay provides tens of thousands of Alaskan jobs and feeds Americans from coast to coast. At Sea to Table, we depend on Bristol Bay for the wild salmon we are proud to provide to our customers. And our Bristol Bay fishermen depend on us to provide a fair price for their catch to support their families and community. But this relationship, and the salmon that sustains it, is facing an existential threat from the Pebble Mine project....

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Wild About Salmon

Wild About Salmon

Salmon’s popularity is undeniable. It’s one of the three most popular seafoods eaten in the US (along with shrimp and canned tuna). But how much do you know about America’s favorite fish? What’s in a Name The word “salmon” comes from the Latin word salmo or salire, which means “to leap.” It’s no wonder… salmon can jump over 6 feet high to clear obstacles in rivers like rocks, waterfalls and dams. That’s as high as the women’s Olympic high jump record! Pacific salmon belong to the genus Oncorhynchus. The name is derived from the Greek onkos ("hook") and rynchos ("nose"),...

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FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 5

FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 5

In today's episode of Fish Questions Answered, Helen Stonhill, our Marketing Deckhand, answers two of your excellent questions about ... you guessed it ... fish! If you have a question for Helen, and would like her to answer it in this column, simply email your question to support@sea2table.com. How Long Will Fish Last In My Freezer? Dear Helen,  How long will fish last in my freezer? — Frosty in Phoenix Dear Frosty, It depends if you are talking about fish you freeze yourself at home, or fish purchased from Sea to Table. Sea to Table fish are flash frozen immediately after landing. Flash...

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