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February 28, 2014

March Fish of the Month: Farmed Clams



Shedd Aquarium’s Right Bite program works with restaurants and grocery stores to educate seafood lovers on the importance of choosing seafood that was caught or farmed using environmentally friendly practices. This month we're highlighting the Right Bite "green-listed" farmed clams.

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January 13, 2014

January Fish of the Month: Farmed Rainbow Trout

Your seafood choices can have a big impact on the health of our oceans and lakes—so make sure they’re positive ones! Every month, Shedd’s Right Bite team highlights a sustainable seafood item as our Fish of the Month. January’s pick is farmed rainbow trout, and we have a delicious recipe for smoked rainbow trout frittata that's perfect for warming up on those blustery winter days.

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December 09, 2013

December Fish of the Month: U.S.-Farmed Catfish



Catfish is quite the catch! For December’s Fish of the Month, we are featuring one of the most sustainable seafood options out there: U.S.-farmed catfish. If that doesn’t sound appealing enough, the recipe for Pecan Crusted Catfish with Cranberry Apple Quinoa will surely do the trick.

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October 04, 2013

October Fish of the Month: Wild Alaskan MSC-Certified Salmon



Sustainably caught or raised seafood not only tastes better (just ask the Right Bite team), but it’s also an easy and important way to protect our oceans and lakes. The Fish of the Month for October is wild Alaskan MSC-certified salmon, which is on Shedd’s “best choice list” for sustainability. This refreshing and healthy recipe for grilled Alaskan salmon with grapefruit and avocado salsa is a delicious and sustainable dish that we know you’ll enjoy!

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October 01, 2013

National (Sustainable) Seafood Month

Shedd aquarium seafood month

October is an exciting time for Shedd Aquarium’s Right Bite team because the entire month is dedicated to our favorite topic: sustainable seafood! National (Sustainable) Seafood Month is a time to celebrate our many wonderful and sustainably sourced seafood choices as well as to talk about the current issues surrounding seafood and fisheries.

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September 25, 2013

Enrichment is the Name of This Game

SOAW Cayucos at wall puzzle_blog

Think of a game that’s a cross between pinball and pool, using a hollow ball stuffed with shrimp and played by a high-energy sea otter, and you’ve got the latest product dreamed up by Northwestern engineering students for Shedd. Sea otters and trainers agree—this new puzzle is a big winner.

The puzzle is a 44 x 32 x 6-inch box of thick plexiglass that fits into the window opening between the sea otter pup pool and the trainers’ area. On a recent afternoon, Cayucos, an almost-2-year-old southern sea otter, is poised to play. Standing upright on her hind feet on the ledge around the pool, her paws on the puzzle’s front panel, she peers through the clear plexiglass for trainer Lana Vanagasem to start the game.

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September 09, 2013

September Fish of the Month: U.S. Wild-Caught Striped Bass



September’s Fish of the Month is striped bass—one of the fishes on Shedd’s “best choice list” for sustainability. This recipe for striped bass with roasted tomatoes and olive tapenade will wow your guests and bring bright piquant flavors to your table!

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August 01, 2013

August Fish of the Month: Arctic Char

 

Our Right Bite team chose farmed arctic char as August’s Fish of the Month because it’s on Shedd’s “best choice list” for sustainability. The recipe for grilled arctic char with eggplant and tomato salad uses a medley of summer’s best vegetables while keeping it simple. We think you’ll like it!

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July 03, 2013

July Fish of the Month: Albacore Tuna

 

Your seafood choices can have a big impact on the health of our oceans and lakes – so make sure they’re positive ones! Every month, Shedd’s Right Bite team highlights a sustainable seafood option that’s good for both you and our planet. The Fish of the Month for July is albacore tuna caught by troll or pole-and-line, which is on Shedd’s “best choice list” for sustainability.

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June 04, 2013

June Fish of the Month: U.S. Atlantic mahi mahi



Your seafood choices can have a big impact on the health of our oceans and lakes – so make sure they’re positive ones! Every month, Shedd’s Right Bite team highlights a sustainable seafood option that’s good for both you and our planet. The Fish of the Month for June is U.S. Atlantic mahi mahi caught by troll or pole-and-line.

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