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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Bass, Striped (Suzuki) – U.S., HandlineThese fish contain levels of mercury or PCBs that may pose a health risk to adults and children. Our source of information is http://seafood.edf.org/.  We also recommend that you check local advisories.

Striped Bass are a moderately growing, long-lived fish found along the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. and Canada. Striped Bass is an important recreational and commercial seafood species. The U.S. Striped Bass fishery is well managed and the population… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Blacktail Snapper – Hawaii

Blacktail snapper are native to the Indo-Pacific and were intentionally introduced to Hawaii during the 1950s.  Blacktail snapper’s expansion has been classified as modest and limited to the Main Hawaiian Islands. Abundance of this species is unknown but is… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Bluefish – U.S., HandlineThese fish contain levels of mercury or PCBs that may pose a health risk to adults and children. Our source of information is http://seafood.edf.org/.  We also recommend that you check local advisories.

Although mostly caught by recreational fishers, commercial Bluefish fishers also bring this species to market. High population growth combined with good fisheries management has seen Bluefish abundance increase over the last decade to healthy levels. Most Bluefish are… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Bluestriped Snapper – Hawaii, Surrounding Nets (nei)

Bluestriped snapper are native to the Indo-Pacific and were intentionally introduced to Hawaii during the 1950s.  Bluestriped snapper expanded to the Main and Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Abundance of this species is unknown but is of low concern as they are non-native…. Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Catfish, Blue – Chesapeake Bay

Blue Catfish is a large freshwater fish species, which can weigh more than 100 lbs and live to over 20 years. Blue Catfish are native to large U.S. rivers, such as the Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio, but have… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Clam, Geoduck (Mirugai)

Geoducks are very large clams. Their range extends along the Pacific coast of the U.S. and Canada, and they are relatively abundant. They can live for 100 years and they generally reach sexual maturity in less than 10… Read More
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