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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Cobia – U.S., Handline and Bottom Gillnet

Cobia is a large pelagic fish, growing up to 2 m (6.5 ft) in length, and found in tropical and warm-temperate waters worldwide, except for the eastern Pacific. They grow quickly, become sexually mature at 1-3 years of… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Cockles – New Zealand

The New Zealand cockle is a marine bivalve that is found on protected beaches and shores around the North and South Islands, Stewart Island, the Chatham Islands, and the Auckland Islands in New Zealand. It is found in… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Cod, Pacific – Alaska, pot, longline, trawl,A fishery targeting this species has been certified as sustainable and well managed to the Marine Stewardship Council's environmental standard. Learn more at http://www.msc.org.
These 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.

Pacific Cod is a relatively fast growing fish that can produce several hundred thousand eggs per year. It is commercially fished in two regions, the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands. The main fishing methods for… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Common Carp – Great Lakes, Trap Nets

Common carp is an invasive species caught in multispecies fisheries in the Great Lakes. The U.S. side of Lake Erie lands 92% of all carp from the Great Lakes. The trap fishery also lands yellow perch, white perch,… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Conch, Queen – Honduras

Queen Conch is a large marine gastropod found throughout the Caribbean. Many features of the Queen Conch’s life history are still unresolved, but it is thought to mature around 3-5 years and live between 20-30 years. Since Queen… Read More
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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Crab, Blue (Kani) – U.S. Chesapeake Bay, Trotline

Blue Crabs mature early and carry their eggs for a short period of time, making them more resilient to fishing pressure than other crab species. In the U.S., abundance of Blue Crabs is at moderate to healthy levels…. Read More
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