Helping people make better seafood choices for a healthy ocean

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Our recommendations help you choose seafood that's fished or farmed in ways that have less impact on the environment.

Best Choice

Best Choices

Buy first, they're well managed and caught or farmed in ways that cause little harm to habitats or other wildlife.
Good Alternative

Good AlternativeS

Buy, but be aware there are concerns with how they're caught or farmed.


Don't buy, they're overfished or caught or farmed in ways that harm other marine life or the environment.

New and Updated Recommendations

October 2017

This month we bring you new recommendations for salmon, squid and trout, and updated recommendations for shrimp.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New

Surfrider Foundation and Seafood Watch Team up to Protect the Ocean

Together, we'll advance the pace of change toward our shared mission. Learn more on surfrider.org


Chefs Push for Sustainable Seafood in Washington, D.C.

Blue Ribbon Task Force chefs advocated for science-based policies.

Learn more on our blog


Chef Matt Beaudin Named SeaWeb's 2017 Seafood Champion for Vision

This award recognizes the Aquarium's Chef Matt as an industry leader.

Learn more on seafoodchampions.org
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