Is It Wild or Farmed? Swordfish is wild caught.
Where is it fished? Swordfish is a migratory species that can be found worldwide througout tropical, sub-tropical and temperate seas. The Swordfish The Lobster Place procures is landed primarily in the Gulf Stream of the western North Atlantic and the South Pacific.
How is it fished? Swordfish is fished commercially primarily through the use of pelagic long line gear.
Where does The Lobster Place Source it? The Lobster Place procures Swordfish direct from fishermen in Barnegat Light, NJ.
Is it sustainable? Despite overfishing during the 80's and 90's, swordfish population levels are high and responsible fisheries management has eliminated overfishing. The primary fishing method, longlining, can have high incidences of unintended by-catch.
For more information, visit the following sites:
Monterey Bay Aquarium - Swordfish
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