07 May '11, 12pm

Small Fish May Be More At Risk Than Big Ones

Small Fish May Be More At Risk Than Big Ones Sardines are tasty -- but are they sustainable? Photo: Naotake Murayama / Creative Commons . One of the best things about winter in Istanbul is cheap, heaping plates of freshly caught hamsi (sardines), lightly battered and fried. Served with just a squeeze of lemon as a flavor-enhancer, the tiny fish are so delicate, they can be popped into the mouth whole, miniature bones and all. In addition to being very tasty, eating small fish like sardines and anchovies has always seemed guilt-free -- an eco-friendly alternative to larger species like salmon and tuna. But a new study indicates that might not be the case. View the entire comment thread.

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