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Issue 5 2012

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Issue 5 2012


Exploring the potential for scallop aquaculture in the US
by Dana Morse The following article has been reprinted, with permission, from the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association (ECSGA) Sept. 2012 Newsletter. – Editor WALPOLE, ME -- Aquaculture of sea scallops in the Northeast US seems to b...

Head scratching time again: US per capita seafood consumption numbers slip; leaving many asking why?
WASHINGTON, DC – What will it take to get Americans to eat more seafood? That was the question most often heard in the days immediately following the release of the National Fisheries Institute's (NFI) 2011 Top Ten Seafood List in late September...

As US seafood trade deficit continues to rise NIMBY attitudes, regulations have to change
by Bill Manci It is not often that I invoke the name of a colleague in my column. But I am compelled to mention someone who, for the past several years, has inspired me through his relentless efforts to right a wrong. Like many of us still d...

Fish sedative AQUI-S® 20E clears another hurdle
by Rod Getchell LA CROSSE, WI – Fish farmers and fisheries professionals who anesthetize fish are about to read some welcome news involving mandatory drug withdrawal times. Here's the nub of it.  Authorization has been granted by the US Food...

Travels with Bob: This time, a unique visit to Aquaculture 2012 show, conference in Prague
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC --  Okay, the dateline (and headline) on this column gives it away. Yes, I ventured far from Packer Land this past September to attend the Aquaculture 2012 conference and trade show here in beautiful Prague. Wow. &nbs...

Taking a "Rhode" trip with members of the Ocean State Shellfish Co-op
by Crystal Cun This article is being republished, with permission, from the W&T Seafood website, <>, where it was orginally posted as a blog entry on Nov. 1. --Editor NARRAGANSETT, RI -- Wind to my back, oyster in han...

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