Hilborn: ‘Go ahead and eat fish’


James Wright, Senior Editor

Published on
June 17, 2012

What Ray Hilborn has become known for saying, “go ahead and eat fish,” runs counter to what many well-funded ocean activists often tell us. Professor Hilborn, one of the world’s best-known and most respected fisheries scientists, was the man who brought much-needed sense to the global panic brought on by the infamous “2048” collapsing-global-fisheries study by German scientist Boris Worm, published in the journal Science in 2006. When the two men and their dissimilar scientific approac…

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