The West's best seafood

Our guide to healthy, sustainable choices from the West's amazing bounty

13 great fish to choose now

Descriptions, sources, and eco-factors for the West's tastiest sustainable seafoods

Pacific albacore tuna
Dwight Eschliman

Pacific albacore tuna

Recipes:  10 great Pacific albacore tuna recipes

Taste Milder than other tunas like bigeye or yellowfin (both called ahi), but with the same appealing beefiness.

Source Pacific Ocean.

Eco factor They're troll- or pole-caught ― methods that leave the ocean floor intact, don't bring in bycatch, and tend to haul in smaller fish, which contain less mercury.

How to choose Look for fresh or frozen troll- or pole-caught steaks or fillets from smaller fish, with a mild aroma and moist, shiny flesh.

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