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

April 2016

The fish may be flat but our recommendations aren't! This month we bring you new and updated recommendations for flatfish: flounder, halibut and plaice.

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What's New


Seafood Watch Welcomes New Partner, Park Slope Food Coop!

The Brooklyn, New York, food store is striving to reduce the impact of our lifestyles on the world.

Learn more on foodcoop.com

Conservation & Science

Tirelessly Tracking Bluefin Tuna

Take a deeper look at the Tuna Research and Conservation Center, a partnership between the Aquarium and Stanford University.

Learn more on our Conservation & Science blog


Seafood Watch App Updated with New Features

We're making it easier than ever to get seafood recommendations on the go.

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