Although extremely healthy and flavorful, we’ve been overfishing Atlantic cod for decades, which is why it’s now considered an endangered species. Cod population has diminished dramatically, mainly because we’re also destroying its habitat.
Farming efforts are on their way and represent a better option for this popular dish, better known for fantastic fish & chips.
You might think caviar is a thing of the past, but it’s not. There’s still a high demand for the sturgeon eggs and has caused the numbers of sturgeons, particularly of Beluga, to decrease massively. There’s also a significant waste in the caviar industry, as most caviar companies are not very interested in making good use of the whole fish.