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.


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

New and Updated Recommendations

July 2017

This month we bring you new recommendations for New Zealand cockle and swordfish and updated recommendations for channel catfish and southern king crab.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New


2017 New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for July through December 2017 help you keep recommendations handy.

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Enjoy Sustainable Seafood with a Story from FreshCatch

This collective of West Coast fishermen delivers sustainable seafood directly to its customers.  Learn more on tryfreshcatch.com


White House Honors Sustainable Seafood Champions

Blue Ribbon Task Force members were at the Champions of Change event to fuel the celebration. Read more on our Conservation & Science blog
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