More of What's New

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.

New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our classic, pocket-sized guides have been updated with our latest recommendations for July through December 2015 and are now available! Pick up a new consumer guide when visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium or any one of our Seafood Watch Conservation Partners, or download a new guide online so you can keep recommendations handy—and make better choices for healthy oceans.

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. Fish populations and ecosystems are returning to health. The key to success: a combination of fishery management reforms, creation of science-based marine reserves and new avenues that give people who fish for a living an economic stake in good management.

New and Updated Recommendations—June 2015

This month we're excited to share an updated Seafood Watch recommendation for bluenose from New Zealand, as well as new and updated recommendations for U.S. wild-caught mackerel and shrimp.

The Seafood Watch App Just Got Better!

We've redesigned our app making it easier than ever to get the latest recommendations for seafood and sushi, learn more about the seafood you eat, and locate or share businesses that serve sustainable seafood. Key updates include a new, interactive design that makes it easier to find recommendations and highlights the key factors that determine sustainability; sorting to make the search process quicker; and the ability to locate and report businesses serving ocean-friendly seafood without having to log in. As always, the app is available for iOS and Android devices.

Seafood Watch Addresses Human Rights in the Seafood Industry

At Seafood Watch, we're aware that human rights abuses are occurring in supply chains around the world, including the seafood industry. Although our scientific assessments don't incorporate social issues, we feel it's important to acknowledge these abuses. We've put together a list of nonprofit organizations working on these issues so that you as consumers can learn about their work and find information to help you make sustainable seafood choices that are right for you.