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

August 2016

This month we bring you new recommendations for Arctic char and mutton snapper and updated recommendations for gag grouper and wreckfish.

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What's New


Seafood Watch Welcomes Wild Lens

The nonprofit video production company focuses on wildlife conservation issues.

Learn more on wildlensinc.org


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


New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for July through December 2016 help you keep recommendations handy.

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