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19309
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North Carolina Sea Grant scientists have already proved that striped bass hybrids can be farm-raised. But how do they stack up in the marketplace? The hybrid has passed the test and is becoming an influential aquaculture crop for the state.
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19298
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Along North Carolina's coastline, it is a never-ending battle for survival. For plants, the coast is not an easy place to grow, but with the right tools and knowledge, coastal landscapers can turn the harsh environment into a vegetated spot.
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19250
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A new addition to the seafood industry is making its way in North Carolina. The production of surimi (a Japanese minced fish product) with fish flavoring has resulted in a growing imitation seafood market that now has a component in Raleigh.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 13 Issue 3, Mar 1986, p2-3, il, f Periodical Website
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3565
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Many individuals wish to make their own choices about the medical care and health treatment they receive. This is especially so for preparing for situations in which they will be unavailable to speak for themselves.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 62 Issue 4, Summer 1997, p38-49
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19177
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Although often seeing success along the Atlantic coast, menhaden fisheries are now facing large fluctuations in fish populations and the potential of an industry collapse. Within this crisis, North Carolina is a key state, and management of its menhaden fisheries may prove the key preventing losses.
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25022
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Bald Head Island has lost the push for preservation and is going to be developed instead. However, the owner of the land now says he wants to make an acceptable blend of change and preservation.
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19187
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Each year, thousands of water birds travel to Battery Island--a chuck of marsh rising out of the Cape Fear River across from Southport. During the summer this area becomes home to North Carolina's largest populations of white ibises, egrets, and heron. As such the state is leasing Battery Island to the Audubon Society as a sanctuary where it can be managed and studied as a refuge for water birds.
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19172
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Boiled skate, baked turtle, and roasted eel may make some squeamish now, but these recipes were popular in 18th-century North Carolina. Joyce Taylor, NC Sea Grant's marine advisory agent at the NCSU Seafood lab is studying colonial recipes of underutilized species like eel, while archaeologists examine Native American fishing camps to understand early seafood consumption.
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19167
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Davis discusses the state of oil drilling off the North Carolina coast as it stand now and how it has developed to this stage.
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19219
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Today's recreational fishermen is a different breed who wants a bigger say in policy making decisions over species regulations and taxes. Some fishing programs are turning into federations of members who are fighting for recreational fishing rights.
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19181
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Portsmouth Village is quiet now, but its history tells the story of a once-bustling community established on trans-shipment. Today, its stands as part of National Register of Historic Places.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 11 Issue 2, Feb 1984, p2-3, map, f Periodical Website
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19174
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Many commercial fishermen in North Carolina are starting to see the value of soft-shell crabs. As soft-shell crab production in the state is increasing, prices per pound of soft-shell may more than double the price of hard-shell crabs.
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19358
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On the southernmost tip of New Hanover County, a narrow strip of land bordered by the Cape Fear River on one side and that Atlantic on the other, holds the Confederate constructed Fort Fisher. Only the last battle took place over 125 years ago, Fort Fisher is still under attack, this time by the relentless bombarding of the sea and erosion that threatens to sink it into the ocean.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 16 Issue 9, Oct 1989, p2-3, map, f Periodical Website
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19245
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The distribution of pelagic fishes, or ocean-going fish, off the North Carolina coast are influenced by water temperature and the availability of food, some things that are interesting to commercial and recreational fishers.
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19211
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Farmers have found that the wetlands that lie adjacent to coastal waters yield bountiful crops, but only if the water can be controlled.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 11 Issue 8, Sept 1984, p3-4, map, f Periodical Website
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