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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.

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