Study: Fake Red Snapper Being Sold in U.S. A letter to Nature says much of the red snapper sold in selected stores and markets in eight states is phony. Environmentalists suspect a widespread mislabeling of fish catches that could hamper efforts to protect fisheries. NPR's John Nielsen reports.
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Study: Fake Red Snapper Being Sold in U.S.

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Study: Fake Red Snapper Being Sold in U.S.

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A letter to Nature says much of the red snapper sold in selected stores and markets in eight states is phony. Environmentalists suspect a widespread mislabeling of fish catches that could hamper efforts to protect fisheries. NPR's John Nielsen reports.

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NOAA Fisheries Panama City, Fla.