Although advanced copies have been widely circulated to seafood industry insiders, Oceana has now permitted release of its new (Feb. 21, 2013) survey on seafood species substitution at the retail and restaurant level in the United States. Without comment we post the Summary and full Report below (both dated 2/21/2013. This report will be a highly controversial topic of discussion in industry and regulatory circles.

We will say, however, that our readers who are Regulatory Science professionals should recall, from their statistics and epidemiology courses, that one must always be alert for the classic "Texas Sharpshooter" fallacy and Selection Bias.