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

April 2017

This month we bring you new and updated recommendations for opah, prawn, shark, shrimp, swordfish, tilapia, triggerfish and tuna.

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What's New


Seafood Watch Welcomes the Long Island Aquarium as a Conservation Partner

The facility captures its visitors' imaginations with interactive exhibits that emphasize environmental preservation.

Learn more on longislandaquarium.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


2017 New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for January through June 2017 help you keep recommendations handy.

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