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Helping people make better seafood choices for healthy oceans

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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

June 2015

This month we're excited to share an updated Seafood Watch recommendation for bluenose from New Zealand, as well as new and updated recommendations for U.S. wild-caught mackerel and shrimp.

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What's New

New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for July through December 2015 are now available so you can keep recommendations handy.

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Fishing for Solutions: Recovering the Bounty of the Ocean

Effective fisheries reform is no pipe dream. It's happening now in the United States and Europe—and it's working.

Learn more on our Conservation & Science blog

The Seafood Watch App Just Got Better!

We've redesigned our app making it even easier to get the latest recommendations for seafood and sushi.

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