New “slime eel” regulation ensures fishermen capture the largest, slimiest
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New “slime eel” regulation ensures fishermen capture the largest, slimiest

You won’t find “slime eels” on menus in California, but the Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stoutii supports a small but consistent export fishery. Prized by foodies in South Korea, the depletion of Korean fisheries has sent demand abroad. This month brought the start of a new trap requirement to ensure that California’s hagfish stocks stick around. … Continue reading

San Diego’s Open-Air Fish Market Debuts to Hungry Crowds
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San Diego’s Open-Air Fish Market Debuts to Hungry Crowds

California Sea Grant Extension Specialists use research as a tool to conduct outreach and provide reliable technical and science‐based information to residents to address local needs. California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Theresa Talley and University of San Diego professor Dr. Adina Batnitzky conducted a feasibility study to determine demand for a dockside fish market in … Continue reading

Recipe for Health: San Diego to Open Dockside Fish Market
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Recipe for Health: San Diego to Open Dockside Fish Market

After struggling with red tape and permitting procedures for more than a year, San Diego commercial fisherman have hooked the big one – an open-air fish market that will open next month. Last fall, California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Theresa Talley and University of San Diego professor Dr. Adina Batnitzky conducted a feasibility study to … Continue reading