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Sep 9, 2016
U.S. seafood watch program puts four B.C. fisheries on red list
An American seafood sustainability program is recommending consumers stop eating salmon caught by four B.C. fisheries that it has “red-listed” over concerns about shrinking chinook and coho populations.
The recommendation comes as there are persistent questions about dwindling Fraser River sockeye returns, which have been in decline for the past decade.
In the latest update to the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, four B.C. chinook and coho fisheries were listed as “avoid.” Ten others were identified as having “some concerns,” but remain listed as “good alternatives.” Read the article