Fishing http://www.kunc.org en Should We Close Part Of The Ocean To Keep Fish On The Plate? http://www.kunc.org/post/should-we-close-part-ocean-keep-fish-plate For lovers of fatty tuna belly, canned albacore and swordfish kebabs, here's a question: Would you be willing to give them up for several years so that you could eat them perhaps for the rest of your life?<p>If a new proposal to ban fishing on the open ocean were to fly, that's essentially what we might be faced with. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:28:00 +0000 55121 at http://www.kunc.org Should We Close Part Of The Ocean To Keep Fish On The Plate? Southern Fishermen Cash In On Asia's Taste For Jellyfish http://www.kunc.org/post/southern-fishermen-cash-asias-taste-jellyfish On the Southeast coast of the U.S., jellyfish have earned a lengthy rap sheet for stinging beachgoers and getting tangled in shrimpers' nets. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:14:00 +0000 53782 at http://www.kunc.org Southern Fishermen Cash In On Asia's Taste For Jellyfish An Innovative Plan To Reel In Sport Fishermen To Feed The Hungry http://www.kunc.org/post/innovative-plan-reel-sport-fishermen-feed-hungry Portland, Maine, native Hollis McLaughlin's recollection of his mother's fish cookery produces a wistful expression as he takes a bite of the fish cakes given to him as part of the regular Wednesday night meal he is served free of charge at the <a href="http://www.opportunityalliance.org/programs/community-initiatives/parkside-neighborhood-center/">Parkside Neighborhood Center</a>.<br /> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:55:00 +0000 53592 at http://www.kunc.org An Innovative Plan To Reel In Sport Fishermen To Feed The Hungry Old Hawaiian Menus Tell Story Of Local Fish And Their Demise http://www.kunc.org/post/old-hawaiian-menus-tell-story-local-fish-and-their-demise In the early to mid-1900s, the islands of Hawaii were a far-away, exotic destination. People who managed to get there often kept mementos of that journey including kitschy menus from Hawaiian fine dining restaurants and hotels like like Trader Vic's and Prince Kuhio's.<p>Now these old menus are serving a purpose beyond colorful relics from the past. <a href="http://people.duke.edu/~ksv2/">Kyle Van Houtan</a>, an ecologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, says he's found a scientific purpose for the menus.<p>Years ago, he traveled to Hawaii to study sea turtles. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Christopher Joyce 48133 at http://www.kunc.org Old Hawaiian Menus Tell Story Of Local Fish And Their Demise World-Record Snakehead Fish Caught In U.S. http://www.kunc.org/post/world-record-snakehead-fish-caught-us A Virginia man has caught the largest northern snakehead on record with a rod and reel, landing a 17-pound, 6-ounce specimen of the fish often called "Frankenfish" for their monster-like appearance and tenacious survival skills.<p>Caleb Newton, a plumber who lives in Spotsylvania County, Va., caught the fish in June during a tournament on Aquia Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River that's near the Quantico Marine Corps Base, according to the Fredericksburg, Va., <a href="http://news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2013/08/06/local-mans-snakehead-catch-is-world-record/"><em>Free Lance-Star</em></ Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 48102 at http://www.kunc.org World-Record Snakehead Fish Caught In U.S.