Aquaculture For Good

MindBodyGreen: Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Farmed Fish: Here’s An Inside Look At The Industry

I take a breath full of crisp, chilly air, dig my feet into the greenest grass I’ve ever seen, and bend down to open the tarp and unearth the wild world below. It’s hard to spot the fish in the massive black pool, but soon the eyes acclimate to reveal the outline of one fish, then two, then three. Suddenly, scores of the dark bodies come swimming up to the surface to see what all the commotion is about. Dozens of people are hovering—cameras and iPhones in hand—to get a chance to see the unlikely celebrities: slimy, prehistoric-looking halibut that have been farmed using sustainable practices.

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