Which fish need to be protected. What fish are safe to eat.
Endangered Fish - A status list provided by The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Which fish should be avoided. Mercury advisories.
Seafood Watch - Sources that help you make informed choices as to what
fish are best to eat that are not overfished, endangered, poorly managed, and whose harvest may despoil
the ocean's environment.
Mercury Fish Advisories - from the EPA.
Fish Advisory Newsletters - from the EPA.
State Fish Advisories - links to state fish consumption and mercury advisories
The National Marine Fisheries Service - has jurisdiction over anadromous and marine fish.
Anadromous fish are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean to grow into adults, and
then return to fresh water to spawn. Marine fish spend their entire life in salt water.
For information about species currently considered as candidates for listing or are listed
(or proposed for listing) as threatened and endangered, click here.