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Rockfish have long been a staple on the west coast of the United States. This delicious, versatile food fish is also one of our favorites! Historically, mid-water and bottom trawl nets have been the most accepted way of catching these deep-dwelling fish – the nets are dragged behind a boat, and snare the fish as they aggregate in schools. Unfortunately, …

Ross Sea Antarctic Toothfish receives MSC Certification

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The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) recently announced that the Ross Sea Antarctic toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni) longline fishery has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. This follows a rigorous, independent assessment against the MSC standard for sustainable and well-managed fisheries. The Ross Sea is part of the Southern Ocean and is located between Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. …