noTiger Prawn (Wild Caught)

Tiger prawns are large striped prawns. Trawl fishing for tiger prawns produces a quarter of the world's by-catch. (Unwanted sea life that is caught and killed alongside the prawns.)


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The Monterey Bay Aquarium rates imported tiger prawn as "Avoid". The MCS rates all wild fished and intensively farmed tiger prawns as 5. However, the MCS rates organic and zero input farmed tiger prawns as 1-2.