There are two questions I get asked when introducing myself as a marine biologist at parties: the one about whether I get to play with dolphins, and the one about what kinds of seafood it is alright to eat. Well, I have the answers. They are:
2. The Monterey Bay Aquarium has just released a report on the state of the oceans. It is colorful, written for non-experts, and has a photo of a delicious fish taco on page 22. You can download it here [PDF].
Now you know.