Wild Salmon Is At Crisis Point – 4 Sustainable Fish To Eat Instead
Levels of wild salmon in Scotland are at an all-time low. Here are some alternatives for seafood lovers and pescatarians.
25 April 2019
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It’s one of our favourite catches of the day – is there anything more delicious than poached wild salmon with hollandaise sauce and in-season Jersey royals?
But because of our increasing appetite for oily fish (which comes packed with protein, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins), climate change and commercial salmon farming, this prized delicacy is at risk.
According to the Scottish government, the latest figures reveal catches are at their lowest levels since records began in 1952.
But by making the right choices, there are plenty of substitutes for salmon – and some of them are just as simple to prepare…