Populations of cod, haddock, halibut , red drum and yellowtail flounder are at record lows.
As for the fish, the halibut is the best and the most expensive at $7.95 for two good-size fillets, snowy white and delicate and encased in a flavorful golden-brown batter.
Instead, it joins a list of fish like salmon and halibut and catfish that are lower in mercury.
Salmon, haddock, halibut , bass, cod, mackerel, sardines and tuna contain trace minerals and other nutrients that are not commonly or sufficiently found in our diets.
Some types of fish - such as cod, tuna or halibut - have less total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than do meat and poultry.
The EU Fisheries Commission told the Court that Spanish vessels caught almost 10,000 tonnes more fish than they were allowed permission for, including cod, monkfish, halibut and mackerel.
Despite the waiter telling me the ceviche fish would be halibut and salmon, it actually was just scallops.
Think of the superb species of fish that come from our coastal waters - salmon, cod, halibut , lobster and sole - added to the freshwater fish such as pickerel, shellfish and whitefish.
Two types of Omega 3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) are found in fatty fish such as salmon, white tuna, mackerel, rainbow trout, herring, halibut and sardines.
The new company would also aim to be in the forefront of developing other species in farmed versions - sturgeon, tilapia, yellowtail, barramundi, halibut , cod, are amongst those mentioned.