The consumer advice center recommends these 12 fish

The consumer advice center in Berlin, in cooperation with the WWF, the German Environmental Aid and the Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, has published a “Good Fish” list. The list is compiled according to current environmental data, population sizes and fishing methods. This should serve as a guide when eating fish. Which fish are allowed on the table? Flounders from the western Baltic Sea and North Atlantic caught with pots or traps. The Riga herring from the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Riga and North Atlantic, caught with traps and trawls without bottom contact. Northern Ireland Herring from the Irish Sea and the North Atlantic caught by bottom trawling. The dab from the Baltic Sea and the Northeast Atlantic, caught with pots and traps. Keta salmon from Alaska and the Northeast Atlantic caught with sling nets and trolling. The Alaskan and Northeast Atlantic sockeye salmon with gillnets without bottom contact. The Northeast Atlantic mussels by collecting natural growth on deployed lines. Plaice from the north-east Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, which are caught with pots or traps. Barents Saithe caught with encirclement and purse seine nets. The horse mackerel from Iberian waters with encirclement and purse seine nets. The skipjack tuna from the eastern and western Indian Ocean caught by pole and line fishing. The albacore tuna from the North Atlantic and Central West and East Atlantic. The Bothnian herring from the Baltic Sea and the north-east Atlantic, which are caught with trawl nets without touching the bottom, are recommended with reservations. Also North Sea herring from the North Sea and the North-East Atlantic and mackerel from the North-East Atlantic caught by bottom trawls and encircling and purse seine nets. The Baltic Sea sprat from the NE Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, caught by trawling without bottom contact.

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