09 May '11, 2am

Three simple steps to fresh, delicious and sustainable seafood

Three simple steps to fresh, delicious and sustainable seafood

2. Eat An Array of Different Seafood – Enjoy the little fish too Amazingly Americans only eat about 10 species of seafood, even though the ocean offers hundreds of delicious and healthy varieties. “Most consumer demand for seafood is very narrowly focused. We’re talking: cod, pollock , hake, haddock, shrimp , crab, tuna , salmon,” says Seaver. “But a really diverse and integrated fishery is going to take advantage of the huge variety of fauna that is in the ocean.” According to a study of recipes in cookbooks published over more than a century, Seaver explains in his book, we have shifted our preferences from smaller fish to larger predatory species. This is partly because some inshore fisheries have been depleted and partly because more advanced fishing technologies have allowed fisherman to pursue larger fish that are farther from shore and higher in the food chain. Larg...

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