Seafood Watch - Seafood Guide

Chilean Seabass

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SEAFOODRATINGMARKET NAMESLOCATION/CERTIFICATIONHOW CAUGHT/FARMED
Chilean Seabass Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. Patagonian Toothfish Heard and McDonald Islands, Falkland Islands, Macquarie Island Longline
Chilean Seabass Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Patagonian Toothfish South Georgia, Kerguelen Islands Longline
Chilean Seabass Avoid: Avoid these products for now. These fish come from sources that are overfished or fished or farmed in ways that harm the environment. Patagonian Toothfish Crozet Islands, Prince Edward and Marion Islands, Chile Longline
Chilean Seabass Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Antarctic Toothfish Ross Sea Longline
Chilean Seabass Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Antarctic & Patagonian Toothfish Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild


Chilean Seabass, Wild, Marine Stewardship Council Certified


Summary

Seafood Watch conducted an eco-certification benchmarking study to identify which standards are consistent with our sustainability criteria. We identified the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard as equivalent to at least our yellow "Good Alternative" recommendation. MSC Certified


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