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An interesting visit with Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Corey Peet, who oversees Seafood Watch program

MONTEREY, CA –  Recent travels brought my family and me to the Monterey Bay area for a few days to enjoy this unique slice of coastal California.

Our hotel, as it turned out, was conveniently located immediately next door to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

So, being me, I slipped away from the hotel one morning for a visit.  But not just any visit – I scored a tour of the aquarium and an interesting sit-down meeting with Corey Peet.

You may not recognize that name, but Corey is the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s aquaculture program manager.  An important job.

He heads a staff of about 15 with a broad range of responsibilities that includes overseeing the aquarium’s well-known Seafood Watch program.

This program, which has its fans and critics, is designed – according to the aquarium – to provide science-based recommendations that will help consumers and businesses make wise seafood choices from both the wild capture fisheries and from aquaculture.

A large part of the funding for the program comes from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation…


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