Helping people make better seafood choices for healthy oceans

Search Seafood Recommendations

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

November 2015

This month our new and updated recommendations include perch, pike, redfish, walleye and whitefish.

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What's New


Seafood Watch Welcomes Ocean2Table as a New Partner!

It delivers locally sourced, sustainable seafood to homes and businesses.

Learn more about Ocean2Table


One Chef, Two New Restaurant Partners in Colorado

Kelly Whitaker is the latest Blue Ribbon Task Force chef to join our restaurant partners.

Learn more

Conservation & Science

Closing the Loop on Food Production

An aquaponics operation produces fish and vegetables with virtually no waste.

Learn more on our Conservation & Science blog
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