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Fish name For fresh fish we’ve used the preferred name from the Australian Fish Names Standard; for processed fish we’ve used the name on the label for ease of recognition. Omega-3s This gives an indication of the amount of EPA and DHA — the omega-3 fatty acids that confer health benefits — per 150g serving of fish. The actual values vary with the season and where the fish was caught, and some fish names such as ‘pacific salmon’ and ‘prawns’ cover several different species. The recommended daily intake is 600mg for men and 400mg for women. More than 1000mg per 150g serve. Between 1000mg and 500mg per 150g serve. Between 500mg and 200mg per 150g serve. Less than 200mg per 150g We calculated the values for processed fish from information on the packaging; for fresh fish from data published by the CSIRO. Aquaculture See Fish farming Sustainably harvested This is a contentious issue on which opinions differ, and often there’s a lack of hard scientific evidence. We’ve tried to assess the most likely status of each of the fish in the table based on Australian government and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation surveys. From what appear to be a sustainable fisheries.
Fish that are under pressure and may be overfished.
Overfished and of significant conservation concern.
(A) Can be from a number of different species.
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