Category Archives: Aquaculture

TBT – What to do with decommissioned Oil Rigs In California?

On April 17th, Venoco oil announced that they would be ceasing operations on platform Holly, which lies about 2 miles offshore of UCSB in the Santa Barbara Channel.  Because the rig is in California state waters, the California State Lands … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, Community service, conservation, Historical Importance, Throwback Thursday, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hog Island Oysters with Chipotle Horseradish Barbecue Sauce

I’ve spent a lot of time head down along the north coast searching for the ever delicious red abalone. Whether or not I pried one off the bottom, I still had to eat dinner. Lucky for all of us is … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, drinking, eating, I can't catch my own stuff, sustainable, W.W.J.C.E?, Wine | Tagged | Leave a comment

Teaching Kids to Care About Abalone

I think I love abalone. Usually it’s sauteed in butter and wine and other times it’s being pleasantly surprised when I find one on a dive just hanging out between a rock and a hard case. Mainly I love them … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, Community service, conservation, Historical Importance, Things that have gone bye-bye, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Los Angeles Food Policy Council Nets Interest with Sustainable Seafood Solutions

Baffled by what fish is the best choice when the weather is rainy(Like today) and you have to go to the store to get your seafood fix on because you can’t catch your own stuff? Welcome to the club as … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, Community service, conservation, eating, I can't catch my own stuff, sustainable | 1 Comment

When it Comes to Salmon, Don’t Buy the Farm

The idea behind CFD  has always been to give divers ways to enhance the dive experience and make it even more enjoyable,  if that’s even possible. We do that by talking about where to go eat, what to drink,  and … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, Community service, eating, sustainable, Uncategorized, W.W.J.C.E? | Leave a comment