Scroll through this list of environmentally smart choices to find detailed information on the conservation status, fishing and farming practices, seasonality and human health considerations for each species, as well as interesting facts and recipes.
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The information contained in these pages is drawn from Sourcing Seafood, a publication of Seafood Choices Alliance. Conservation partners whose research and expertise provided invaluable information on the status of species include Blue Ocean Institute, Caviar Emptor, Environmental Defense, and Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program.
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favorites include razor clams, mackerel, herring and sardines, as well as All About Wild Shrimp.
- Razor clams are popular from Scotland to the American Pacific Northwest; there are several important species of mackerel, and the best mackerel is landed in trap or handline fisheries in the summer and fall; herring and sardines are swimming onto main course entrées.
- Our feature on good choices when it comes to wild shrimp includes langoustines, Northern shrimp, Oregon pink shrimp, and U.S. spot prawns.
These seafood items are featured in the April 2008 issue of Afishianado™.