What Does "Sustainable" Mean?
What does the term "sustainable fisheries" mean and why should it be important to you when buying fish? How do you know if your fish is sustainably caught? Watch this short video and learn.
Seafood - Something for Everyone
You + U.S. seafood = billions of dollars/year in revenue and a couple million jobs. October is National Seafood Month! Enjoy this delicious video.
Where Does Your Seafood Come From?
QR code tags on seafood allow you to trace information about where your seafood was caught, the name of the boat, the name of the fisher and recipes on how to cook the fish. Traceability ensures you're getting high quality U.S. seafood.
How Do You Shuck An Oyster?
John Paul Sebatier and Johnny of Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Washington D.C. demonstrate the Chesapeake stab method of shucking oysters.
How Do You Know if Your Fish is Fresh?
How fresh is that fish you're buying? A few helpful tips on eyeing fish freshness are offered up by John Rorapaugh, "Seafood Evangelist" with ProFish in Washington, D.C.
Get to Know Your Seafood from Ocean to Plate
So exactly how does seafood get from ocean to plate? This video shows the journey U.S. seafood makes to get to your table, as well as tips to get to know your seafood better. Visit FishWatch.gov to learn more about making sustainable seafood choices.
Sustainable Seafood - A U.S. Success Story
Introduction to FishWatch.gov: a reliable and up-to-date source for all your sustainable seafood information needs.
Getting Back to Local: Your Fishermen & Seafood
Bistro Owner Evan Mallett explains how purchasing local, sustainable seafood, both wild and farmed, has been a boon to his business. Bistro patrons get the freshest seafood and local fisherment are supported by their community.
Great American Surfclam
The surfclam fishery was the first to have a fishery management plan. Today, it is a successful fishery in the U.S. Monte Rome of Intershell International Corp. takes us on a tour of his surfclam processing facility.
Voices from the Waterfront: Johnny Shockley, Chesapeake Oyster Farmer
Chesapeake Bay offers a rich resource and a prime habitat for oysters. Today, oyster farming is growing again in this region of Maryland, and the tradition of working on the water is being passed down through generations.
Meet Laura Anderson, Owner of a Sustainable Seafood Restaurant
Meet Laura Anderson, owner of Local Ocean Seafood – a popular seafood restaurant on the waterfront in scenic Newport, Oregon. Learn why she works so hard to bring a variety of sustainable local seafood to her customers.
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