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Is it safe to have Sablefish during pregnancy?

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Sablefish is so rich in nutrients. Why should I be cautious while having it during pregnancy?

Sablefish - also known as 

Sable, butterfish, black cod, blue cod, bluefish, candlefish, coal cod, coalfish, beshow, skilfish
Sablefish is so rich in nutrients. Why should I be cautious while having it during pregnancy

Sableish is a soft-textured, mild flavoured fish. It is a popular delicacy in many countries and is usually eaten grilled, smoked or fried. Sablefish has high fat content and is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.
The FDA considers sablefish to be safe to eat during pregnancy. It categorizes sablefish as a ‘good choice’. However, it is a fish which contains medium levels of mercury. Hence, you need to limit your intake to 1 serving a week and make sure it is properly cooked.

Good source of
Calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6,

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