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CHEFS: PLEASE STOP CALLING IT “TRASH FISH”

I’m all for the spirit of the Trash Fish movement; getting lesser known species that were once discarded into the hands of skillful chefs who make them shine. I just don’t like the name. Chefs Collaborative has been holding “Trash Fish” dinners around the county since 2013 and they’ve started a seafood trend. I was recently invited to a dinner [...]

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CSUMB STUDY BACKS TARGETED BOTTOM TRAWLING

Monterey >> The icy standoff between fishermen and environmentalists over trawling may thaw a bit thanks to new and more targeted research on its effects. James Lindholm, a professor of marine science and policy at CSU Monterey Bay, partnered with commercial fishermen and conservationists to study the effects of bottom trawling near Morro Bay.

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A FISHERY ON THE REBOUND: ON THE WEST COAST, FISHERMEN SHOW THEY CAN BE GOOD STEWARDS OF THE SEA. EDF SOLUTIONS, VO.45, NO.4 / FALL 2014

How to fix America's troubled fisheries is a question of passionate debate around the country. when West Coast fishermen were given greater control over their business, a remarkable thing happened: The fishery started to recover . Solutions senior writer Rod Griffin reports from California, where fishermen have joined EDF to help chart a more sustainable future. The photo on the [...]

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Monterey Fisherman Develops New, Eco-Friendly Trawl Gear

Giuseppe Pennisi used to be skeptical of environmental organizations. But now the old-school Monterey Bay trawl fisherman is on his way to becoming a conservationist. Trawling is notorious for disrupting crucial habitat as the gear drags across the sea floor. Pennisi has partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to design special trawl equipment that reduces environmental damage. According to [...]

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