When choosing fish, these local species have been highlighted by the EWS-WWF Choose Wisely campaign as sustainable choices. www.choosewisely.ae. Orange-spotted trevally (Jesh um al hala) Two-bar sea bream (faskar) Black-streaked monocle bream (ebzimi) Yellow bar angelfish (anfooz) Pink ear Emperor (shaari eshkeli) Sordid sweetlips (yanam) Ehrenberg’s snapper (naiser) Yellow fin sea bream (shaam) Black spotted rubberlip (hilali) Giant sea catfish (Khan) Yellow tail scad (urduman) Choithram Buy your fish at this citywide supermarket chain, and you’ll find sustainable choices are handily colour coded and labelled, as per the Choose Wisely campaign traffic light system. Locations citywide. www.choithram.com.
Sumo Sushi & Bento This Japanese fast food spot serves not only some of the best budget sushi in Dubai, it is also a partner restaurant with the Choose Wisely campaign, and offers plenty of local and sustainable choices on the menu, primarily orange-spotted trevally. Locations citywide. www.sumosushibento.com.
Traiteur This glamorous French restaurant offers diners local and sustainable options, easily labelled on the menu. Sustainable choices on the menu include pan-seared filet of yellow fin sea bream with ratatouille and anchoiade tartin. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).