Kevin Bailey is a scientist and writer living in Seattle. He is the author of Billion-Dollar Fish: The Untold Story of Alaska Pollock.

Deep Blue Sea

The Alaska pollock may be the largest remaining source of palatable fish in the world, used in the Filet-O-Fish at McDonald’s and by many other fast-food chains. But Kevin M. Bailey, author of the new book Billion-Dollar Fish, says the stock could be in danger of collapsing—and it could take its ecosystem down with it.