You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Business

Fish tracking system ensures identity, freshness

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. - As soon as Rhode Island fisherman Steve Arnold hauled up a fishing net with black sea bass, he pulled out his phone and snapped a picture.

Arnold e-mailed and tweeted about his catch from the small cabin of the blue-and-white vessel to chefs in Boston and Providence. Orders began rolling in before the 47-year-old Narragansett resident even got back to shore.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week