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


This month we bring you new recommendations for pollock and sardinella and updated recommendations for cod, octopus and pompano.

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What's New

Discover the Ocean with Blue Endeavors

This San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit mobilizes ocean advocates through diver education and citizen science.

Learn more on blue-endeavors.org


Proud of Our Sea Hero

Seafood Watch's Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly named a Sea Hero by Scuba Diving magazine.

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2018 New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for July through December 2018 help you keep recommendations handy.

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