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Pioneer Seafood featured in San Jose Mercury News

April 5th, 2019|

Pioneer Seafoods was featured in a very good article entitled "Coming to a menu near you - groundfish? in the Mercury News in April 2019.This article talks about how the west coast fisheries have recovered, but the market for these delicious groundfish like Rockfish, Lingcod, Petrale Sole and others has greatly diminished because of lack of [...]

Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor?

March 5th, 2019|

A very interesting article appeared on the NPR.org website:   "Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor? New Database Helps Retailers Combat Abuse" This article discusses the use of virtual slave labor in places like Thailand to catch the fish that we end up eating here in the US and world wide.  Here is an excerpt: The [...]

Valuable insights to a fishing industry moving into the future

November 6th, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Times SLO provides a detailed look at the local fishing industry, with firsthand accounts from deckhands providing valuable insights to the real state of fishing off the California coast, compared to things people might find frightening in the global fishing industry. Check it out HERE And watch our callendar, Facebook page, and local news to [...]

Pioneering the Waters in etc magazine

October 31st, 2018|

Pioneer Seafoods was featured in an article in etc Magazine! Learn about the challenges of the permitting problems to be a fisherman and see a good explanation about the revolutionary new technology invented by Guiseppe Pennisi to reduce bycatch, release juvenile fish and avoid contact with the ocean bottom. Click here to read the article. [...]

Seafood sales finally under way at Fisherman’s Wharf

November 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Source: San Francisco Chronicle For the first time in almost two decades, a fisherman sold fish straight from his boat at Fisherman’s Wharf. Giuseppe “Joe” Pennisi sold about 230 pounds of rockfish, petrale sole and other fish from his boat on Saturday and Sunday, making him the first to take part in a pilot program at [...]

Salty Girl Seafood has a great story

September 1st, 2017|

Salty Girl Seafood is an all women seafood company and some of the fish they buy comes from an all women fishing vessel the F/V Princess. CLICK HERE to read their story.

Ray Hilborn: World fish stocks stable

June 19th, 2017|

By Brian Hagenbuch Published on June 12, 2017 Speaking at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit on Wednesday, 7 June in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., University of Washington fisheries researcher Ray Hilborn said the perception that the world’s fish stocks are declining is incorrect, and that fishing could sustainably be stepped up in areas with good management. Hilborn pointed [...]

CALIFORNIA CAPTAIN WARY OF NGO INVESTMENT

June 1st, 2017|

The following letter from California skipper-owner Rob Seitz was published in National Fisherman’s March 2017 issue. I am writing this letter to clear up some glaring half-truths, and no-truths, about the Nature Conservancy’s role in the California groundfish fishery from National Fisherman’s article “Scratch shares” in the July 2016 issue. You see, it was my boat [...]

THE FISH YOU CAN EAT, THE FISH YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY AVOID: AN UPDATE

June 1st, 2017|

Even if you're a vegetarian, Body Ecology recommends eating fish about three times a week because fish has medicinal, grounding and strengthening properties. In general, fish is a great protein substitute for other meats because it is low in calories, saturated fat, and cholesterol, and that's not all: Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish have been [...]

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