More of What's New

New and Updated Recommendations—December 2014

We're excited to bring you more "Best Choice" recommendations for groundfish! Caught by the Fort Bragg Groundfish Association, the Half Moon Bay Groundfish Marketing Association and the Central California Seafood Marketing Association, these recommendations include:

Our "Good Alternative" recommendations this month include:

New and Updated Recommendations—November 2014

Our new and updated Seafood Watch recommendations for November include farmed Atlantic salmon and farmed shrimp.

New Consumer Guides Now Available

It's time to recycle your old consumer guide—our new guides for July through December 2014 are now available! You'll find new "Best Choice" shrimp and prawn options, more "Good Alternative" U.S. snapper options and the addition of sardines, canned crab and many more. These consumer guides are the classic, pocket-sized tools to help you search your favorite seafood and make smart choices for our oceans.

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.