TITLE

facts on fish

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Mothering;Jul/Aug2006, Issue 137, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program has launched guides to help readers in buying sustainably harvested fish.
ACCESSION #
21551662

 

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