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New federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized

posted on November 25, 2015 at 4:08 PM

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on a new inspection process for catfish and other ray-finned fish species that's scheduled to start in March. Full Story

Market to Market (November 20, 2015)

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:58 PM

Market to Market (November 20, 2015)
Full Program: The federal government releases a fish into the food system and catches a mixed reaction, and we’ll roam the Plains on a farmer’s quest to revive an icon of the Old West. Market analysis with Elaine Kub and Walt Hackney Full Story

Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight

posted on August 7, 2015 at 4:01 PM

California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars. Full Story

Study: Mislabeled Shrimp at Restaurants, Grocers

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:58 PM

From New York to New Orleans to Oregon, consumers are being misled about the shrimp they're buying, according to a survey by the advocacy group Oceana. Full Story

Entrepreneurs Combine Land and Lake for Value-Added Agriculture

posted on July 1, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Entrepreneurs Combine Land and Lake for Value-Added Agriculture
You may not envision fish tanks on the prairie as the best place to look for added value amidst large agricultural operations. Nevertheless, some folks in America’s heartland are giving it a try. Full Story

Unions Join Fight Over Washington Fish Consumption

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:19 PM

The state Department of Ecology appears ready to sharply increase Washington's fish consumption rate, an obscure number that has huge implications because it helps set water quality standards. A higher number means fewer toxic pollutants would be... Full Story

Scientists Want to Breed Fish to be Better Biters

posted on April 25, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Oregon (AP) -- In a lifetime of fishing for winter steelhead on Oregon's Alsea River, Stan Steele has seen it get harder and harder to hook into hatchery-bred fish. Instead, he has found he is more likely to hook the wild variety, whose numbers... Full Story

Lawsuits could lead to changes at fish hatcheries

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:38 PM

People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead decimated by overfishing, logging, mining, agriculture and hydroelectric dams, and bring them to a level where... Full Story

Feds: Small Oregon, California fish no longer endangered

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:35 PM

A small fish found in desert creeks of Southern Oregon and Northern California has recovered enough to get off the endangered species list, federal biologists said Wednesday. Full Story

Closed-Loop Aquaponic Growing System Combines Land And Lake

posted on September 20, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Closed-Loop Aquaponic Growing System Combines Land And Lake
Whether it’s a hobby developed during the off-season, or an entrepreneurial foray into niche markets, sustainable, self-sufficient aquaponic systems are hatching in some unexpected locations where land and lake meet. Full Story

Study: Methane leaks from gas drilling not huge

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Drilling and fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air, as has been feared, a new study says. Full Story

Large Asian carp found in lake near Lake Michigan

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Members of Congress say the recent discovery of a large Asian carp near Lake Michigan underscores the need to separate the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds in the Chicago area. Full Story

Dam Operators Boosting Colorado River Flows

posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:55 PM

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Water officials say they're adding flows to the Colorado River to benefit fish, rafting, and farmers and ranchers in western Colorado after a dry spring. The Colorado River District, Denver Water and the U.S.... Full Story

Shrimp season rolls on amid controversy over quota

posted on January 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - New England fishermen have been casting their nets in the cold Gulf of Maine waters since the northern shrimp season began Jan. 2, but their season could be cut short this winter if their catches are too... Full Story

Underwater cannon may help protect Great Lakes

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:08 PM

Scientists struggling to protect native Great Lakes fish from a greedy predator called the round goby are taking a page from the playbook of stores that pipe classical music through loudspeakers to chase away loitering teens. Full Story
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