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Sablefish

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Sablefish 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. Alaska & Black Cod, Butterfish, Gindara, Sable Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild
Sablefish/Black Cod Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. Alaska & Black Cod, Butterfish, Gindara, Sable Alaska, Canadian Pacific Wild
Sablefish/Black Cod 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. Black Cod, Butterfish, Gindara, Sable California, Oregon, Washington Wild


Sablefish, 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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