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HEALTHY PARMESAN GARLIC CRUMBED FISH

The general rule of thumb is to cook fish at 400F/200C for 10 minutes per 1 inch/2.5 cm thickness (measured at the thickest part of the fish). However this recipe calls for the fish to be cooked for 6 minutes 30 seconds in total because the heat from the fry pan continues to cook the bottom half of the fish [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

GEAR WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS INNOVATORS IN WEST COAST FISHERY

“The best way to get something done is to tell a fisherman it can’t be done.” – Bob Dooley, veteran fisherman and industry leader With support from a Saltonstall-Kennedy grant and the Packard Foundation, EDF’s Pacific team joined with an all-star Steering Committee this month to convene a Gear Modification Workshop in Newport, Oregon. More than 70 fishermen from the [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE WEST COAST GROUNDFISH RECOVERY: THE BEST FISH NEWS YOU HAVEN’T HEARD YET

Monterey, California, used to be an epicenter in the West Coast commercial fishing industry. These days, it’s still a working port, but many visitors know more about Steinbeck than Market Squid deliveries. And the city’s waterfront is full of restaurants serving shrimp and tilapia imported from China. And it’s not the only place doing so. Many small ports around the [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MONTEREY BAY FISHERMAN EXPERIMENTS WITH NETS

At first, Pennisi was just trying to make nets lighter. It began when the California government passed regulations requiring fishermen to use small foot rope nets when trawling in shallow water. Foot ropes make up bottom edge of a trawl net. Because small foot rope nets take up less space, they are supposed to disturb less of the seafloor. However, [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

GOPRO CAPTURES SUSTAINABLE FISHING 600 FEET UNDER THE SEA

When the Monterey Bay Aquarium was first getting underway, local fisherman Giuseppe “Joey” Pennisi helped catch some of the octopus and ling cod to put in the tanks. But then, he says, his relationship with the aquarium soured with the launch of the Seafood Watch program. Many of the species he caught were on the “red” list of fish to [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

LOCALS EMBRACE ‘BIG BLUE LIVE’ OPPORTUNITIES

MONTEREY >> “Big Blue Live,” the live multimedia television event, is doing more than exposing millions of viewers to the mostly clandestine world of the sea life that inhabits the Monterey Bay. The ground-breaking PBS/BBC project, which premiered Sunday in the UK, has galvanized local individuals, businesses, scientists, schools and organizations who are collaborating with the production, or simply participating [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments