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Seafood Decision Guide Interactive

Make the Best Seafood Choices.


Sources - Sustainability: © 2013, Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation. Mercury: Stony Brook University and Karimi R. 2012, Seafood Hg Database: Mercury concentrations in U.S. commercial seafood items. Omega-3: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2012. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25. Trophic Level: Froese, R. and D. Pauly (eds.), 2000. FishBase 2000, concepts, design and data sources. xvii, 344p. Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines, ICLARM.

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An alternate good source of information on the status of U.S. domestic fisheries is the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) FishWatch online guide found at: