Table 4: Choose wisely.

Lowest contaminant levels
 Arctic char
 Atlantic mackerel (not king mackerel)
 Catfish (U.S. farmed)
 Pollock (fish sticks)
 Salmon (wild)
 Shellfish (oysters (Pacific), shrimp, clams, mussels, scallops)
 Tuna (Skipjack/“chunk light”, not yellowfin)
 Trout (Rainbow, farmed)

Medium to high contaminant levels
 Black sea bass
 Mahi mahi
 Orange roughy
 Rockfish/red snapper
 Sablefish/black cod
 Salmon (farmed), ∞
 Spanish mackerel
 Tuna (albacore/“white”, yellowfin/ahi)

Highest contaminant levels
 Croaker (White/Pacific)
 Eel (American, European; not Conger eel)
 King Mackerel
 Tuna (Bluefin, Bigeye)
 Tilefish (Gulf of Mexico, not Atlantic)

A good source of omega-3 fatty acids.
May contain harmful PCB levels.
Data derived from FDA, WA DOH, CT DPH, and EDF websites (links in resources section).