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What kinds of fish are safe to eat during pregnancy?

Alan Greene, MD
Pediatrics
Here’s a list of some healthy, eco-friendly seafood options that are high in omega-3 fats and low in contaminants like mercury:

Farmed abalone, farmed catfish, farmed caviar, farmed clams, Blue crab, Dungeness crab, Snow crab, Stone crab, Flounder, Haddock, Atlantic herring and anchovies, Mahi mahi, farmed mussels, farmed oysters, wild Alaskan or Pacific salmon, canned wild pink or sockeye salmon, sardines, Bay scallops, farmed scallops, Northern shrimp, Oregon shrimp, spot prawns, farmed striped bass, farmed sturgeon, farmed trout.

You can also check with your local department of health for regional recommendations and advisories.
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