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Seafood Safety - Fish Odors - Fish Quotes - Tuna - Cod - etc.
Fish supply only 7% of the world's protein.
There are 20,275 people in the U.S. listed on whitepages.com with the last name 'Fish'
(Mark Morton, 'Gastronomica', Fall 2010)
The annual world fish catch is about 90 million tons. About 75% are salt water fish and 25% fresh water fish.
America's Food by Harvey Blatt (2008)
The United States imports about 3 Billion pounds of fish each year to meet consumer demand. (USDA 2004)
25 years ago large Atlantic bluefin tuna (250 to over 1,000 pounds) might sell for a penny a pound for catfood, if it sold at all. Today, that same bluefin tuna can sell for well over $100 per pound, mainly due to the popularity of sushi and sashimi around the world.
In 2001 a 440 pound bluefin sold for $173,600 in the Japanese Tsukiji fish market - thats about $394 per pound!
More than 90% of all fish caught are caught in the northern hemisphere.
About 10% of the world fish catch is cod.
If white wine goes with fish, do white grapes go with sushi?
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