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Seafood 101 is a public education program dedicated to teaching families about sourcing, cooking and eating healthy and sustainable seafood.

What does it mean for the commercial fishing industry?

Seafood 101 began with NOAA and evolved into an industry-supported program that helps to educate the public about U.S. fisheries. It's a marketing tool, as well.

The program, which launched in the Pacific Northwest and is in the development stages for other regions, is sponsored through a partnership between business, industry associations and government.To learn more, please visit the Pacific Northwest Seafood 101 website.

 

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Do you often find yourself educating your friends, neighbors and customers about wild fish, how it's caught, how to find it, how to cook it and why it's so good to eat? Use the resources compiled at Seafood 101 as a tool to help spread the message about the sustainable and wild American fisheries. Or better yet, just send your customers to the site. They'll find recipes, cooking tips, nutritional information, local seafood cooking demonstrations and much more.

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Fast Fish Facts — Alaska 

Need a refresher (or a crash course) on Alaska's fishing and seafood industry? This video from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is easy to digest. 

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Want to get involved?

Contact: Rebecca Reuter
Outreach Program Coordinator
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
NMFS/NOAA
206-526-4234
rebecca.reuter@noaa.gov

 

National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 7/29/14

In this episode:

  • Dismal Kenai king return prompts closures
  • State, feds unveil salmon restoration plans
  • Slow start for Maine’s lobster season
  • Va. oyster harvest up 25 percent in 2013
  • Fishermen tangle lines in snapper battle

National Fisherman Live: 7/17/14

In this episode, National Fisherman's Boats & Gear Editor Michael Crowley talks with Mike Hillers about the Simrad PX Multisensor.

 

Inside the Industry

PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative has appointed Matt Jacobson as its new executive director.
 
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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene its Red Snapper Advisory Panel Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the council office — 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, in Tampa, Fla. 

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