Tag Archives: Seafood

Cedar Key Oyster Market Crippled by High Salinity Levels

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 9:50 am

(Photo credit: Jessica.James / Flickr)
Due to increased salinity levels, Cedar Key’s oyster production has suffered.

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UF report: collapse of oyster industry due to drought, salinity

By and on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 5:10 pm

A University of Florida team dedicated to researching the recent decline of oysters in Florida have discovered that the shortage is not due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Rather, the decline, which is affecting many fishermen and those involved in the industry, is due to drought and high salinity in the waters.

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One-third of fish sold are not what they seem

By and on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: February 24, 2013 at 8:16 am

Fraudulent fish have been flooding the markets as a new study reveals fishy behavior by retail outlets.

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University researchers say seafood safe 2 years after BP oil spill in the Gulf

By on April 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:56 pm

Two-years after the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, how safe is seafood from the Gulf of Mexico? Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of Florida Food Science Professor and Seafood Safety Specialist Steve Otwell [...]

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