noSeabass (Other)

A charismatic fish especially prized in Greece. Avoid eating seabass caught by trawling, as this is a very damaging form of fishing. Farming seabass is associated with pollution and the spread of disease to wild fish. Seabass are carnivorous fish and have to be fed on wild-caught fish that is not sourced from a sustainable supply.


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The Monterey Bay Aquarium lists US black seabass caught with traps as a "Best Choice", but the MCS rates all seabass as 4-5 with the exception of seabass farmed in the UK with a recirculation system.