Plaices of Eight

“Closing down markets to ‘pirate’ fish is the fastest way to eliminate the indiscriminate destruction IUU [Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated] fishing wreaks on coastal communities and the marine environment on which they depend.” (

Meanwhile, Florida scientists have developed a device that can genetically verify whether imported fish destined for dining tables is the popular firm-fleshed fillets of grouper or less expensive, potentially harmful Asian catfish. (