Responsible fisheries provide only troll-caught albacore tuna
compared to the nondiscretionary long lining and netting practices of the large fisheries.
It's a gutsy move, but Babcock, 50, says he's got several things on his side that will enable him to build a business selling wild-caught Pacific Coast albacore tuna
, packaged in nylon and foil pouches, instead of cans.
Recent test data from the Mercury Policy Project reveal that mercury levels are three times higher in "white" albacore tuna
than in "light" tuna, which comes from smaller catch.
1/3 pound bacon, chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound dried spaghetti 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 can (6 1/2 oz.) chopped clams 1 can (2 1/4 oz.) sliced black olives, drained 1 can (6 oz.) water-packed albacore tuna
, drained and flaked Lemon wedges Minced parsley
Farmed mussels and oysters make the list, along with line- or pole-caught albacore tuna
, wild Alaskan salmon, Pacific sardines and wild pink shrimp from Oregon.
Chicken of the Sea is going the all-natural route with its new Genova specialty brand, a five-SKU line of yellowfin and albacore tuna
in oil or water and Canadian-packed salmon.
anglers are averaging nearly five tuna per rod.
Items in the line include canned solid white albacore tuna
, canned wild Alaskan pink salmon, frozen organic shrimp, a celebrity chef line of frozen gourmet entrees and grab-and-go individually packaged cuts of premium seafood.
1 can (6 1/2 oz.) chunk-style albacore tuna
packed in water, drained 2 green onions (ends trimmed), chopped, including tops 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablspoons mayonnaise 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (coriander) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 4 slices thin sliced bread, toasted 4 to 6 tablesppons chunk-style peanut butter Fresh cilantro sprigs Major Grey chutney (optional)
The Oregon Coast Aquarium, Oregon Sea Grant and the Hatfield Marine Science Center will team up to offer information about the crab, shrimp, albacore tuna
, salmon and sablefish fisheries.
, most familiar in its canned form, is also sold frozen or thawed with increasing regularity.
Rick Goche, chairman of the Oregon Albacore Commission, said fishermen are worried about depleted uranium and other environmental impacts, adding that albacore tuna
are sensitive to noise.
According to state creel checkers working the docks, more than 56,000 albacore tuna
were landed in Oregon through Aug.
Cheesman has been freediving and spearfishing for more than 15 years, and he came close to spearing a world-record albacore tuna
off the Oregon Coast in 1998.
He bagged a bluefin tuna off the San Diego coast in 1994 and an albacore tuna
off Cape Blanco on the southern Oregon Coast in 1997.