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

September 2016

This month we bring you new recommendations for Argentine red shrimp and Chinook salmon, and new and updated recommendations for coho salmon.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New


Salty Girl Seafood Focuses on Traceability and Sustainability

The California-based company is making it easier for customers to buy ocean-friendly seafood.

Learn more on saltygirlseafood.com


Seafood Watch App Updated with New Features

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

Learn more


Blue Ribbon Task Force Chefs Debunk the Myth About Farmed Seafood

Steve Phelps, Rick Moonen and Matthew Beaudin go in depth with Nation's Restaurant News.

Read the interview on nrn.com
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