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Helping people make better seafood choices for a healthy ocean

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.
Avoid

Avoid

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

New and Updated Recommendations

January 2017

This month we bring you new recommendations for Antarctic krill, blue mussels, channel catfish, giant red sea cucumber, wahoo and walleye, and updated recommendations for abalone, Atlantic salmon, red drum and bigeye and yellowfin tuna.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New

Recommendations

2017 New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for January through June 2017 help you keep recommendations handy.

Get your consumer guide

Partners

Northeast Seafood Renews Commitment to Transparency

Northeast Seafood provides traceable and sustainable information to its customers.

Learn more on northeastseafood.com

Global Outreach

Seafood Watch is Helping Shrimp Farmers in Southeast Asia

Our new SEASAIP standards are designed to help shrimp farmers improve their aquaculture practices.

Watch our YouTube video to learn more
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