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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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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Clam, Hard – Canada

The Hard Clam (also known as Northern Quahog) is found in the Western Atlantic from the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida, as well as in the Gulf of Mexico as far south as the Yucatan Peninsula. The… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Clam, Hard – U.S. Atlantic (MA, RI, NY, NC)

The Hard Clam (also known as Northern Quahog) is found in the Western Atlantic from the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida, as well as in the Gulf of Mexico as far south as the Yucatan Peninsula. The… Read More
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