Know Your Fish: A Fish Story You Can Actually Believe (Infographic)

We must keep our fish stocks sustainable. (Image: D Simmonds via Compfight cc)
We must keep our fish stocks sustainable. (Image: D Simmonds via Compfight cc)

When I think on omega-3 fatty acids, fish are the fist food choice that comes to mind, and very likely it’s the same for you. But because of unsustainable fishing practices, the oceans may not be able to keep up the supply of this popular food.

The good news is that there are some sustainable fisheries and certification programs for sustainable aquaculture, such as the Aquaculture Stewardship Council and the sustainable seafood Marine Stewardship Council, or general recommendations like Seafood Watch and SeaChoice.

As  mentions in her report: “Every type of fish can be a great choice, or one to avoid, depending on the territory in which it’s caught, and the fishing technique being used.”

This information will help you choose seafood conscientiously.

 

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