Read about the sustainability issues surrounding tilapia, the most popular farmed fish in America.

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The Flip Side of Tilapia, the Perfect Factory FishBut at the Aquafinca fish farm here, a modern miracle takes place daily: Tens of thousands of beefy, flapping tilapia are hauled out of teeming cages on Lake Yojoa, converted to fillets in a cold slaughterhouse and rushed onto planes bound for the United States, where some will appear on plates within 12 hours.