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Audubon's Doomed Fish list

The National Audubon Society has prepared a list that gives seafood eaters some guidelines about which fish are problematic -- in terms of their survival as a species.  What they would like us to do is to become more conscious of the fact that many species of fish are being seriously depleted and are in danger of become instinct.  If we, the consumers, recognized this and eat accordingly, perhaps things would improve.

Here's the list:

Category RED: if a fish has a lot of problems, such as severe depletion, over-fishing, or poor management, it's in this category. 

Don't eat the following:

Haddock
Redfish
Atlantic Cod and Scrod
Snappers
Wild Scallops
Atlantic Halibut
Monkfish
Orange Roughy
Groupers
Farmed and Atlantic Salmon
Wild & Farmed Shrimps
Swordfish
All Sharks, but especially Mako, Thresher
Chilean Seabass

Category YELLOW: if there is significant concern about a single factor, such as fishing method effects on habitat, it's in this category. Be cautious of the following:

Alaskan Pollock
Canned Tuna
Calamari (Squid)
Lobster
Catfish
Abalone
Queen Conch
Crabs
Clams, Oysters & Mussels

Category GREEN: if it's a relatively well-managed species, it's in this category.  Bon Apetite!

Alaskan wild Salmon
Mahimahi (dolphin, dorado)
Albacore tuna, troll-caught
Striped Bass
Pacific Halibut
Tilapia
Mackerels
Farmed Scallops
Bluefish


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