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Remember to go green and choose Fish to Eat! Check seafood labels closely to see where and how your fish was produced.

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Alfonsino

Beryx spp.

Alfonsinos are deep-water species belonging to a family of fish known as Berycidae or sawbellies. There are 2 species of alfonsinos - Beryx decadactylus (Red bream or alfonsino) and Beryx splendens (G... read more

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Bass, seabass (Caught at sea)

Dicentrarchus labrax

Can be roasted, grilled, baked or barbecued, can also be steamed or poached. Good with rosemary, garlic or lemon. Seabass are thick-set fish with silvery-scales and a rapid swimming predator, prized b... read more

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Black scabbardfish

Aphanopus carbo

Scabbardfish (also called cutlassfish) are active, fast-swimming predators that live on or close to the seabed at depths from 200 to 1700 m. Compared to other deep-water species they are considered to... read more

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Bream, Red seabream, Blackspot seabream

Pagellus bogaraveo

Red seabream belong to the family Sparidae. They are a bentho-pelagic species, inhabiting depth ranges from 300 to 700m throughout the eastern Atlantic and western Mediterranean. They are hermaphrodit... read more

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Clam, Razor, clams

Ensis spp.

Clams are versatile shellfish which you should only eat if they are from farmed sources (e.g. Manila or American hardshell clams) or harvested from the wild (e.g. carpet or razor clams) using sustaina... read more

Depending on how and where it's caught this species ranges from sustainable to unsustainable. Check individual options to make the best choice.

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