Seattle Aquarium Salutes Pike Place Fish

Pike Place Fish Market - 100% Sustainable SeafoodToday the Aquarium celebrated Pike Place Fish’s success of reaching their goal to sell 100% sustainable seafood. That means they only sell seafood that is located on the “Best Choices” and “Good Alternatives” lists in the Seafood Watch Guide.

The Seafood Watch Guide was developed by the Monterey Bay Aquarium to help consumers identify whether the seafood they’re buying is helping or hurting the survival of ocean wildlife. Those seafood options that are listed on the “Best Choices” and “Good Alternatives” lists are either abundant, caught in environmental friendly ways, or there is little concern for health. For more information about the guide and the Seafood Watch program, go to the Aquarium website.

To celebrate, representatives from the Aquarium were at Pike Place Fish handing out pocket size versions of the Seafood Watch Guide to customers and answering any questions they may have about sustainable seafood. Here are some pictures from the event.

Darcie Larson, Interpretation Coordinator talking about Seafood Watch

Darcie Larson, Interpretation Coordinator talking about the Seafood Watch Guide and how important sustainable seafood is.

Pike Place Fish Market - 100% Sustainable Seafood

Pike Place Fish Market - 100% Sustainable Seafood

Seattle Aquarium and Seafood Watch booth at Pike Place Market

Seattle Aquarium and Seafood Watch booth at Pike Place Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To see more pictures and a video of Darcie Larson catching a Pike Place Fish during the event, go to the Aquarium’s Facebook page. If you would like to download the Seafood Watch App for Android and iPhone go the Monterey Bay Aquarium website..

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