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Hilton stops serving sailfish and marlin in Costa Rica

Four Hilton Worldwide hotels in Costa Rica have pledged to stop serving sailfish and marlin after entering into an agreement with the Billfish Foundation (TBF) and the Costa Rica Sport Fishing Federation (FECOPT).

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Sharks On Coast Hunted For Soup
Tiger shark

Hunters taking advantage of a Japanese delicacy are thought to be the reason that shark stocks have drastically declined off the Gold Coast beaches.

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“Dog Salmon” Being Pushed Heavily in British Supermarkets as Christmas Meal
Salmon

It appears that the traditional Turkey and local Salmon have been replaced with imported Brazilian birds and “chum salmon” imported from China.

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Case Study: BP Oil Spill Take Toll on Bluefin Tuna, Satellites Don’t Lie!
bluefin-tuna

The BP oil spill fiasco of the Gulf Of Mexico couldn’t have come at a worse time for bluefin tuna: they had recently just made their way into the Gulf – where they generally went to try and mate – to get jiggy with it and make a bunch of little bluefin. Satellites have been keeping an eye on things, and have been a great asset in determining what damage has been done to the bluefin’s spawning grounds.

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Rather Strange Orange Lobster Saved From the Pot
Orange lobster

Normally, lobsters are a brownish-green color when they are alive, and they turn orange when they have been cooked. That being the case, a strange live reddish-orange lobster has been sighted in the UK.

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Weird Yellow Colored Lobster Hauled in in R.I.

Denny Ingram reeled in a rather strange lobster in Narragansett Bay’s East Passage last week. It was peculiar indeed, this lobster you see, was gold colored on top, and bright yellow on its sides.

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Japan Releases First Marine “Red List”
Greenpeace

Greenpeace Japan has just recently released its “red list” this past 21st of July. This comprehensive little guide outlines the different endangered species which are currently being sold in supermarkets or served up in restaurants.

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Fishing Experts Claim: Shark Numbers Could Increase Drastically!
angelshark

It has been warned (By people in the sea food industry) that if a federal fishing ban along the east coast of Australia gets approved, then the sharks will go up in number exponentially, and the price of seafood will more than double.

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Case Closed on Salmon Mystery Disease
European salmon

There was a lot of mystery surrounding a disease which was rampaging through European Salmon farms, a disease which was wasting their hearts and muscles. Finally, through the use of Genome sleuthing, the mystery has been solved.

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Time to Move to Plan B For Asian Carp: FRY’EM!
Bighead carp

The latest plan of action for getting rid of the Asian Carp (a very invasive species that could potentially throw the entire Great Lakes Ecosystem out of whack), comes from Governor Pat Quinn who wants to sell them to China.

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Paul the Octopus Hanging up His Tentacles, Spain Wants to Send Him to Pasture

I’m sure you have all heard about the amazing abilities of Paul the Octopus. He had the uncanny ability to accurately predict the outcome of the outcomes of the games of the world cup.. Well, now he can hang up his tentacles and sit back in his tank in Oberhausen, however, a village in Spain is vying to give him a new home.

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Whale Meat Becoming Quite the Dining Delight!
whale meat

If you have your tongue set on eating some whale meat tonight, you may consider heading off to Ulsan. There has been a sharp increase in the number of local restaurants in this major city over the past year, they now tally over 100, the city government reported this past Sunday.

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Lionfish Making Debut on Menus Nationwide
Lionfish

Steps are finally being taken to help get rid of the invasive lionfish, but not the steps that you would think. TCI restaurants are going to be putting lionfish on their menus, to help cull them from the TCI waters.

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Genetically Tweaked Salmon Set to Make Way to Our Tables
Salmon

A genetically manipulated salmon, which has been tweaked to grow twice as fast as normal, is set to become the first genetically modified animal which will be approved for us to eat.

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Is the Perfect Prawn here at Last?
Tiger prawn

South Victoria, Australia – After 10 years of grueling scientific research and breeding, the scientific community has unveiled what just might be.. The world’s most perfect prawn.

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