Survey Shows People Eating More Tilapia, Salmon

WASHINGTON Salmon and tilapia were the big catches in 2005, posting the largest year-over-year increases in consumption among the species tracked by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries. According to the latest figures, for 2005, salmon consumption jumped 13%, to 2.43 pounds per capita, while consumption of farm-raised tilapia rose 21%, to 0.85 pounds. Tilapia

WASHINGTON — Salmon and tilapia were the big catches in 2005, posting the largest year-over-year increases in consumption among the species tracked by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries.

According to the latest figures, for 2005, salmon consumption jumped 13%, to 2.43 pounds per capita, while consumption of farm-raised tilapia rose 21%, to 0.85 pounds.

Tilapia is becoming more popular because, with its mild flavor, it can be prepa

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