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What you order can impact the sustainability of the fish on the menu

 

Last updated 7/19/2018 at Noon

Transient ocras whales and man-made pollution pose the greatest threat to the native salmon in the Puget Sound that provide the majority of the diet for resident ocras and other mammals who live in the inland waters off Western Washington

Who knew that the alder plank salmon served at one of the fine eateries in Mill Creek could pose a threat to the existence of killer whales and other mammals that depend on salmon as the foundation of their diet?

Environmentalists from Tacoma to Bellingham agree that the choices consumers make when buying fish at the seafood counter at their local grocery store and order in restaurants can have a direct impact on native salmon and the marine mammals that depend on salmon as the basic element of their diet.

Using disposable containers for take-out orders is literally taking food out of the...



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