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off the Big Island in Hawaii. Monterey Bay Seafood Watch concludes
that in the US
, producers that use dry pellet feed will, on average, likely have a yellow score, or "Good Alternative". While they acknowledge the feed’s ingredients are sourced from sustainable fisheries, their main concern is the high amount of marine products required to produce almaco jack. However, we explore the issue further in our feed article
, and interviewed the same research scientist Dr. Neil Sims
on his work developing protein alternatives. Net pens in Mexico also rated
as a "Good Alternative" as of January 2020. The industry hasn’t reported the use of antibiotics, but chemicals are regularly used to control parasites though the substances are a low risk to the environment. Sourcing US kanpachi from companies like this Blue Ocean Mariculture distributor
supports forward thinking strategies for the planet and represents today’s farmed fish.