Best fish to eat – revised May 2011

This list is compiled from various sources and was revised May 2011 for updated environmental and health concerns.

1)     Wild Alaska salmon – all wild-caught varieties OK (avoid farmed salmon)

2)     Atlantic mackerel (avoid Spanish and King mackerel due to mercury)

3)     Arctic char (aka iwana as sushi)

4)     Sablefish from Alaska or British fisheries (aka black cod)

5)     Atlantic Halibut (Pacific is endangered)

6)     Sardines & anchovies

7)     Oysters, mussels & crabs


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