Florida Sea Grant Extension in Collier County

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This blog is an opportunity for me to share with you my extension outreach efforts and useful information to make you a more informed coastal citizen. If you have any questions about what you see, feel free to contact me at fluech@ufl.edu.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Recording: Florida's Mackerel Fishery Webinar

Did you know Florida's commercial fishermen landed over nine million pounds of king and Spanish mackerel in 2010 with an estimated dockside over over $11 million dollars? Did you know that mackerel is a rich source of vitamins and minerals such as selenium, niacin, and B12, and that its a lean fish with dark meat and full flavor?If you would like to learn more about mackerel check out the recording of my colleague and I's brown bag webinar on Florida's mackerel fishery. The goals of the webinar are:
1.Increase your knowledge of basic mackerel biology and ecology
2.Enhance your understanding of the trends, importance, and management of Florida’s mackerel fisheries
3.Make you a more informed consumer in the purchasing and handling of mackerel

To access the recording of the webinar click HERE
The program we use is called Blackboard Collaborate. To make sure you have the necessary software to view and listen to the webinar, please visit: http://support.blackboardcollaborate.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=8336&task=knowledge&questionID=1251

Recordings of Past Webinars
To view previous webinars in the Florida Seafood Brown Bag Webinar Series

Additional Mackerel Resources
FDA : What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish (Brochure)http://www.fda.gov/food/resourcesforyou/consumers/ucm110591.htm

NJ Sea Grant: Ice Your Fish: Help prevent Scombrotoxin Poisoning (Brochure)

NOAA Fisheries: Making Sense of Mackerel

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