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

July 2015

This month were bringing you new and updated recommendations from around the globe. From Australia to the United States, our latest assessments include barnacle, cobia, crab, menhaden, sablefish and turbot.

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What's New

Disney Parks and Resorts Partners with Seafood Watch

We're delighted to announce Disney Parks and Resorts will now use Seafood Watch recommendations in its menu items.

Learn more on our blog

New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for July through December 2015 are now available so you can keep recommendations handy.

Get your consumer guide


Fishing for Solutions: Recovering the Bounty of the Ocean

Effective fisheries reform is no pipe dream. It's happening now in the United States and Europe—and it's working.

Learn more on our Conservation & Science blog
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