1) California Halibut, Santa Barbara
These gorgeous local halibut were caught by Captain Cliff Kent on the F/V Gone Mad using drift gillnet, and landed in Santa Barbara.
2) Kumamoto Oysters, Eureka
Each package will contain 18 oysters. Beautiful little oysters with a deep cup and very sweet meat. Farmed in open ocean baskets in Eureka.
Eat raw with a simple mignonette.
3) Fresh Wild Alaska King Salmon, Sitka, AK
This beautiful troll-caught Alaska king salmon just came in yesterday! Caught on the F/V Ocean Beauty and landed in Sitka.
4) Black Gill Rockfish, Bodega Bay, CA
This black gill rockfish was caught on the F/V China Doll using bottom longline, and landed in Bodega Bay. The fillet will come to you scaled with the skin on.
Your Weekly Seafood News Briefing
Seafood joins fair trade revolution, a scallop at a time. “Fair trade coffee, bananas and … scallops? Yes, very soon. Fair trade certification status…has been around for years. But it’s just now on the rise among seafood products in the U.S., where consumer interest in the story behind the fish and shellfish they eat is growing.”
See the open ocean through the eyes of leatherback sea turtles. Scientists attach cameras to sea turtles to study their behavior.
Drones making waves in aquaculture. “Flying drones are revolutionizing land-based businesses…[and] a similar revolution could be on the horizon for aquaculture, with underwater drones giving fish-farmers eyes under the waves, allowing them to monitor water conditions and fix equipment problems cheaply.”
Enjoy your seafood this week!