Marine Stewardship Council Spokesperson Comments on Latest Seafood Watch Red List News
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program made headlines earlier this week when they announced the addition of over a dozen fisheries, including American lobster, to their “Red List.”
Seafood Watch recommends that any species on the “Red List” be avoided. The reason the group added American lobster to their list of species to avoid is because of the risk that the fishery poses to endangered North Atlantic right whales. Needless to say, many in the industry were up in arms over the news.
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