Want to help rockfish populations recover? Don’t eat them! But that’s easier said than done. Rockfish usually show up on our dinner plates under a different name. Yelloweye rockfish is commonly called red snapper, and rockfish often show up on menus as rock cod or Pacific snapper. The next time you go to a restaurant and you're hungry for “snapper”, ask the server if it's B.C. rockfish.

If you’re going to a seafood restaurant in Vancouver, you can go to the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise website. You’ll find a list of awesome restaurants that have promised to serve ocean-friendly seafood.
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