What Fish & Seafood Is Best To Eat

With all the conflicting information coming at us, it can be confusing to know what we should eat. The Monterey Bay Aquarium compiles a Seafood Watch, providing what they...

With all the conflicting information coming at us, it can be confusing to know what we should eat.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium compiles a Seafood Watch, providing what they call The Super Green List, of fish and seafood good for human health and does not harm the oceans
Currently on The Super Green List:

• Albacore Tuna (troll- or pole-caught, from the U.S. or British Columbia)
• Freshwater Coho Salmon (farmed in tank systems, from the U.S.)
• Oysters (farmed)
• Pacific Sardines (wild-caught)
• Rainbow Trout (farmed)
• Salmon (wild-caught, from Alaska)

** Other Healthy “Best Choices”
• Arctic Char (farmed)
• Barramundi (farmed, from the U.S.)
• Dungeness Crab (wild-caught, from California, Oregon or Washington)
• Longfin Squid (wild-caught, from the U.S. Atlantic)
• Mussels (farmed)

Their website is here.

Another helpful resource is their pocket guide to help you choose ocean-friendly seafood wherever you live or travel. That’s here.

Eat more fish.

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