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Good Catch joins MUSC to Celebrate Sustainability

This April, Good Catch partnered with The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) for their Sustainability Month celebration!

Good Catch Manager Shelley Dearhart presented alongside the Culinary Institute of Charleston to a group of MUSC dietitians about the importance of consuming sustainable seafood. The Culinary Institute gave a fascinating cooking demonstration of hybrid striped bass, farmed in North Carolina, while Shelley taught the group about the menu items and the importance of asking about your […]

Imagine a world without sea turtles…

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is shedding light on the profound impact that animal extinction has on all of us with a new conservation initiative, Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE).  In an effort to raise awareness about endangered animals and the work being done to prevent extinction, AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums all over the country are asking our visitors to consider what it would be like if we were never be able […]

Spring 2015: What’s Cooking?

An Afternoon at Hiser Sea Farms

Andrew and Heidi Hiser have owned and operated Hiser Sea Farms since 2013. Both born and raised on agricultural farms in central Illinois, they decided to see what life on the Carolina coast had to offer. An intriguing classified ad reading “Clam and Oyster Farm For Sale!” led the couple to Charleston to meet Toby Van Buren, owner of Tobias Seafood. A clam farmer of over 20 years, Toby […]

Three Turtles in Three Days

It has been a busy week in the Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital! Three critically ill sea turtles were admitted in only three days. Among other issues, the two loggerheads and one green sea turtle are very emaciated, dehydrated, lethargic, and have extremely poor blood work. All are receiving supportive care to include antibiotic injections, vitamin injections and a cocktail of fluids. Because the animals are so weak, they are unable to swim in a […]

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