The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently reported that farmed fish production exceeded beef production for the first time in recorded history.
While the effects of cattle farming on the environment are readily available, I didn't know much of anything about farmed fish (except that farmed salmon always tasted too "fishy" to me).
I decided to find out more about fish farming-- even if only to prove to my friends that I'm not crazy for hating on fishy fish.
And now I have the evidence.
To read the entire FAO 2013 Statistical Yearbook, click here.
Elise Roedenbeck is a writer and comedian who frequently smells nice and showers often.