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Seafood Wallet Card final                                                                                                 ...
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  1. 1. Seafood Wallet Card final 5/13/04 4:46 PM Page 1 Audubon Seafood Wallet Card Wallet Card Seafood Not all seafoods are equal: Some Audubon carry less environmental impact than others because of differences in their abundance, how they’re caught, and how well fisheries are managed. The key is to know which species are in good shape and which are not. Our goal is to help you become more familiar with your seafood, so that and how you can help protect our you’re better able to make selections great natural heritage, visit us at To find out more about the National Audubon Society from healthy, thriving sources. The Fish Scale color bar reflects the state of the fish. If a fish is in good shape – for example, if it’s abundant, relatively well-managed, or the fishing methods have little effect on habitat and catch few unintended creatures – it’s ranked green. If there are some concerns about a species’ status, fishing methods or management, it The Audubon Fish Scale makes it easy for you to make environmentally responsible ranks yellow. Species with significant a fish has a lot of problems — such management puts it in the yellow category. The color scheme reflects the state of choices when shopping or dining out. ENJOY. Abundant, relatively well-managed BE CAREFUL. Signficant concerns about a problems receive a red designation on management — it’s in the red category. as severe depletion, overfishing or poor species’ status, fishing methods and/or our Fish Scale. species earn a green rating. © Copyright 2004,The National Audubon Society SEAFOOD CHOICES the fish or shellfish. FOR A HEALTHY PLANET AVOID. If Bringing conservation home.
  2. 2. Seafood Wallet Card final 5/13/04 4:46 PM Page 2 ENJOY Anchovies Catfish (farmed) Crawfish Audubon Dungeness crab Halibut (Pacific) Seafood Mussels and Clams (farmed) Oysters (Pacific farmed) Wallet Card Sablefish (Alaska, British Columbia) Salmon (Wild Alaskan) Sardines Striped Bass (farmed) Tilapia (U.S. farmed) Tuna: Ahi, Yellowfin, Bigeye, Albacore (pole/troll-caught) FOLD HERE Your choices BE CAREFUL can help make Cod (Pacific) our oceans Lobster (American) Mahi-Mahi healthy again Oysters (wild-caught) Rainbow Trout (farmed) Scallops (bay and sea) Consumer demand has driven some Shrimp (U.S. farmed or trawl-caught) fish populations to their lowest levels Squid (calamari) ever. But you can be part of the Swordfish (Atlantic) Tuna (canned) solution by choosing seafoods from Tuna: Ahi, Yellowfin, Bigeye, Albacore healthy, thriving species and fisheries. (longline caught) Which fish you buy at the market and off the menu will determine AVOID DETACH, FOLD AND CARRY IN YOUR WALLET our oceans’ future. Protecting our FOLD HERE marine life is part of Audubon’s Caviar (imported/wild-caught) mission to protect our great natural Cod (Atlantic) heritage. You can help with everyday Chilean Sea Bass (Toothfish) choices that make a difference. Flounder and Soles (Atlantic) Join Audubon today. Grouper Halibut (Atlantic) Monkfish Carry this card in your wallet. Orange Roughy Red Snapper Consult it when you go to restaurants or Salmon (farmed, including Atlantic) grocery stores to purchase fish. Sharks Shrimp (imported) Tuna: Bluefin SC-04