Northeast Atlantic mackerel downgraded


Species moves on to the amber list in  the Marine Conservation Society’s Good Fish Guide, having been on the charity’s green list since before 2011

The latest update of the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) Good Fish Guide has seen Northeast Atlantic mackerel moved on to the amber list, having been on the green list since before 2011.

MCS said that an amber rating means that improvements are needed – in this case, better management to end overfishing of the stock.

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