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Yes, there is more yummy seafood besides shrimp, salmon and tuna. Good for the tummy and those species for you to try something new. Read what the Wall Street Journal found:
Move over, halibut. One-time cast-offs like dogfish, porgy and grunt—known as trash fish—are claiming their place at the table
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Members of the Seafood Watch team just returned from Seafood Expo North America, the largest seafood trade show on the continent. Thanks to everyone who stopped by and see you next year.
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Seafood Watch program director Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly talks tuna in Seafood Source
All the NGOs working on tuna sustainability issues need to have a more unified voice, according to Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly, director of the Seafood Watch program at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Kemmerly...
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To help you start choosing more ocean-friendly seafood, Plated offers this handy primer
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Can marine protected areas save California's fish? Paul Greenberg explores the issue in a new article for The California Sunday Magazine
California has closed hundreds of miles of ocean to fishing. Will this radical experiment work?
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See how our colleagues at Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University are fishing for ways to bring back bluefin tuna
In the San Francisco Bay Area, no matter how you slice it, we’re wild about raw fish. But we have a big problem: We love this fish so much that we’re eating it into extinction.
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Here's a bit of weekend reading for you. The Atlantic looks at seafood's traceability issue.
Consumers are overpaying and the government is losing out on tariffs—now federal agencies are cracking down.
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Read the Monterey Bay Aquarium statement regarding the recently released action plan from President Obama's IUU Task Force
MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM STATEMENT ON ACTION PLAN RELEASED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA’S IUU TASK FORCE In response to the action plan released by the Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported, and...
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This month's new and updated seafood recommendations have been posted: capelin, swordfish, tilefish, tuna, yellow perch and more.
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Groundbreaking decision: U.S. Pacific Fishery council moves to protect forage fish  
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In today's LA Times, Seafood Watch Blue Ribbon Task Force chef Kelly Whitaker explains how eating groundfish can help save a West Coast fishery. And he offers some good selections.
Rockfish stuffed with rapini and roasted in my 800-degree wood-fired oven with crushed potatoes is at the top of the list of meals I love to cook, eat and serve. But I don't just have this dish on my restaurant's menu because it is delicious. I also do it to save the rockfish and other West Coast groundfish.
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Use your smartphone for smarter seafood choices: our newly redesigned app is available now for your mobile device!
Updated App Brings Smarter Seafood Choices to SmartphonesThese days, it seems everyone is lugging around a mobile device. We’re hoping you’ll use that smartphone to make smart choices for the health...
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Make Choices for Healthy Oceans
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Overfishing and other destructive practices are eliminating many of the fish species we currently consume – but alternatives exist and fisheries and fish farms are improving. Make an impact! Choose ocean-friendly seafood and visit seafoodwatch.org.