The Fake Fish on Your Plate

That Chilean sea bass you just ordered? It isn’t a bass, and it probably didn’t come from Chile.

Bluefin tuna. (Photo: Gavin Newman/Getty Images)

Apr 24, 2015· 0 MIN READ
Lauren Wade has worked as a photographer and editor for The Style Network, NBC, Daily Candy and elsewhere.
Padma Nagappan is a multimedia journalist who writes about the environment, renewable energy, sustainability, agriculture, and biotechnology.

Our tastes in fish are changing as once-abundant species become imperiled and marketing whizzes figure out ways to make previously undesirable seafood all the rage.

Click below to see the provenance and history of some of your favorite fish.

Changing Taste in Fish