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

October 2015

For October—National Seafood Month—we're delighted to bring you our new and updated recommendations. This month they include octopus, pollock, tilapia, longtail tuna and yellowfin tuna.

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What's New


Seafood Watch Adds New Partners in the Big Apple!

Seafood Watch welcomes two new restaurant partners, Bar Sardine and Fedora, by Chef Matt Griffin in New York City.

Learn more about Bar Sardine


Mt. Lassen Trout Farm Joins Seafood Watch!

Seafood Watch welcomes Mt. Lassen Trout Farm as a new Business Partner.

Learn more about Mt. Lassen Trout Farm


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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