noKing Prawn (Other Farmed)

Large pink prawns. Prawn farming may cause: destruction of habitats through conversion into pond systems, nutrient runoff, freshwater lakes being turned into saltwater and the spread of disease to wild prawns. Prawns require a lot of fishmeal that tends to come from unclear sources.

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The MCS rates organically farmed king prawns as 1, and prawns from other sources as 3-5. The Monterey Bay Aquarium and Greenpeace have no data.