Recommended servings per month
|Contaminant||Men||Women||Kids 6-12||Kids 0-5|
|Atlantic croaker (trawl)||Mercury||4+||4+||4+||4+|
|Atlantic croaker (non-trawl)||Mercury||4+||4+||4+||4+|
- Croakers are relatively fast-growing, making them resilient to fishing pressure.
- They are usually caught by gillnets, seines or bottom trawls. If used over sandy bottoms, these types of fishing gear do less environmental damage than those on hard bottoms.