Super Green Seafood List Connects Ocean and Human Health (in Pictures)

Mussels (farmed)

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While wild seafood is often a more sustainable choice, it doesn't hold true for everything. Mussels are a notable exception -- since they act essentially as water filters, they can actually help make the water cleaner when they're farmed.

Learn more about these remarkable bivalves and when you're ready to cook, try Emeril's Asian Style Mussels Meuniere.

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