Part of what makes fish and seafood a threatened food source are irresponsible and environment threatening catching methods. What’s worse is we as the consumer have a difficult time finding out or trusting how certain fish were caught that we purchase or eat at restaurants. Things that we should be concerned about when understanding fishing methods are bycatch (other species unintentionally caught and sometimes killed), disturbance of the ocean floor and overfishing.
Here are the main ways fish are caught:
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(pictures and descriptions from Monterey Bay Aquarium)