Seafood Watch - Seafood Guide

Perch

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SEAFOODRATINGMARKET NAMESLOCATION/CERTIFICATIONHOW CAUGHT/FARMED
Perch 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. Perch Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild
Perch, Yellow Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. Lake, Racoon & Ringed Perch, Ned, Yellow Ned Lake Erie Wild
Perch, Yellow 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. Lake, Racoon & Ringed Perch, Ned, Yellow Ned Lake Huron, Lake Ontario Wild
Perch, Yellow Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. Perch U.S. Farmed in Tank Systems


Perch, 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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