The Safina Center

Koho salmon.Koho salmon.Photo taken by: Carl Safina

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

White Seabass are found along the U.S. Pacific coast, growing over 1.5 m in length and 40 kg in weight. They grow at a moderate rate, may live for 25 years, and can produce millions of eggs each year.

The U.S. commercial fishery for White Seabass occurs in Californian waters, where abundance of White Seabass is at a medium level.

When fished with handline gear there are minimal affects on bottom habitats and non-target species.

Full Seafood Watch species report here.