Is Salmon as Good for Me as They Say?

Salmon

Salmon is not only a delicious seafood choice but also a powerhouse of nutrition. Renowned experts, including Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian from Tufts University, emphasize salmon’s health benefits, particularly its high content of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA). These nutrients are crucial for heart health, reducing stroke risks, and supporting brain development and cognitive function. […]

The Lobster Weather Outside is ‘Frightful’!

Lobster

Nova Scotia’s lobster fishing season, particularly in the key zones of LFAs 33 and 34, is facing unprecedented challenges. According to Heather Mulock of the Coldwater Lobster Association, catches are down by at least 40-50%, a significant drop from previous years. This decline is particularly impactful, considering these zones are among Canada’s largest fishing areas. […]

Venezuelan Crabmeat Update

Venezuelan Crabmeat

Prices have leveled off for Venezuelan crabmeat, if you want to call it that, with jumbo lump in the low 40s. Volume arriving into Miami each week is still extremely low. After New Year’s, there is a break in production as all the plants around the lake are closed and have yet to reopen between […]

New Year, New Fish Options: How About Some Fresh Barramundi?

Fresh Barramundi

The story of this magnificent fish (Fresh Barramundi) begins in the pristine waters surrounding the island nation of Sri Lanka. On the northeast side of the island, at the entrance of Trincomalee Bay, there is a small, lonely island where the only feature of the landscape is a lighthouse. But in the deep waters and […]

Report Finds Disease and Sea Lice Cost Salmon Companies as Much as Feed

Salmon

As the demand for all seafood is expected to double (with the doubling of the world’s population) over the next 30 years, we are going to have to grow twice as much seafood as we do today. However, the world’s oceans are increasingly becoming less hospitable to aquaculture practices. Each ecosystem on Earth has what […]

Seafood Resolutions for Next Year

Shrimp Tapas

As we say goodbye to 2023 and look forward to next year, we often reflect on the past and make resolutions for the New Year. So, why not make some “seafood resolutions”? 1) Serve more local species more often. Maryland is more than just crabmeat and rockfish. How about local conch, or local hardshell clams […]

Local Wild Rockfish: To Serve or Not to Serve

Rockfish

The news headlines lately have been filled with emergency regulations on our local rockfish. It’s clear that their population has been trending downward for the better part of the last decade. A few of our customers have asked if they should continue serving local rockfish on their menus. Before we answer that question with an […]

What’s in Store for 2024?

2024

Next year, we expect falling commodity prices in many segments of the seafood industry. Currently, both pasteurized and fresh crab meat prices are extremely high, but they are likely to decrease. With limited crab production in Venezuela, pasteurized inventories have diminished. However, by mid-February, we anticipate fresh Venezuelan production to increase and depress the market, […]

Thank You for the Opportunity to Serve You

Happy New Year! As we welcome 2024, we want to express our heartfelt gratitude for your continued support and trust in our services. Your patronage is the cornerstone of our success, and we look forward to serving you in the year ahead with the same dedication and quality you’ve come to expect from us. Please […]

Serving Blue Catfish to Save the Chesapeake Bay

Blue catfish

Blue catfish, an invasive species in the Chesapeake Bay, pose significant ecological concerns due to their voracious appetite for native aquatic life, including menhaden, blue crabs, and potentially endangered Atlantic sturgeon. Recent studies have highlighted the extensive ecological impact of these fish, consuming a wide variety of prey and disrupting native ecosystems. Introduced in the […]