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Fish Talk in the News – Friday, September 12

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, saltwater recreational fishermen ask Congress for greater representation under the Magnuson-Stevens Act; oyster beds on Martha’s Vineyard are temporarily closed; the Maine lobster industry pursues sustainable certification assessment; state fish trawl survey reports record low catches; New Hampshire residents take back ownership of their food through a community-supported fishery model; the Long Island Sound lobster fishery faces a three-month closure; NOAA supports a right whale conservation campaign; a new NOAA report examines the environmental effects of derelict fishing gear; the California blue whale population has rebounded; a new whale protection app launched this week; researchers study the effects of ocean acidification on mussels and sharks; and U.S. shrimp imports set a new record. … More Info »

Summer and Fall Seafood Festivals

Interested in eating local seafood and learning more about the fishermen who bring it to us?  Check out one of the many summer and fall seafood festivals taking place in New England. These festivals highlight all kinds of regional seafood … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 25

Interesting stories this week: Boston brings local and fresh fish to its farmers markets; disconcerting news about Thailand’s seafood export industry; and recipes for healthy fish stocks. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 11

This week’s interesting fish stories: how much fish is safe to eat without danger from contaminants; a new seafood purchasing opportunity in NH lets consumers buy fish directly off the boat; interviews with one of New England’s last remaining weir fishermen; and a video from a fishing village in Thailand. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 4

Interesting stories this week: a New York chef takes a trip to the Boston fish market; the Boston Globe supports NERO staying in MA; more confusion over which sustainable seafood guides to trust; a new stock assessment confirms that river herring populations are depleted; and upcoming trips to take a look at herring runs. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the news – Friday, March 16

This week’s roundup of interesting fish stories: a stop-motion video of where your sushi is coming from; fish is high on the list of disease-causing imported foods; a federal district court judge rules to protect river herring; and groundfish populations may have been overestimated in the 2008 stock assessments. … More Info »

Mark Usewicz helps chefs bring sustainable and adventurous seafood to your plate

TalkingFish.org interviews Mark Usewicz, a chef and Co-Owner of Mermaid’s Garden, a Brooklyn-based sustainable seafood consultancy. Mark helps chefs serve their customers responsibly sourced seafood. … More Info »

Chef Evan Mallett is committed to a diverse and sustainable menu

TalkingFish.org interviews Evan Mallett, chef and owner of Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Chef Evan talks about the importance of flexibility and diversity when creating his menus. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, February 3

A weekly roundup of stories we think will interest readers. This week: a new system to estimate recreational catch, Massachusetts’s new Commercial Fisheries Revolving Loan Fund and its efforts to brand Massachusetts seafood, raising tilapia in garbage bins in the Bronx, the latest in CLF’s work to protect estuaries and fish habitat, and updates on Gulf of Maine cod. … More Info »

Chef Matt Jennings never compromises on serving fresh and local seafood

TalkingFish.org interviews Matt Jennings, Executive Chef, Co-owner and Master Cheesemonger of Farmstead & La Laiterie, who buys locally-caught whole fish from dependable sources he knows personally and trusts wholeheartedly – and he has a great recipe for monkfish as well! … More Info »