Seafood Watch - Seafood Guide

Tuna, Yellowfin

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SEAFOODRATINGMARKET NAMESLOCATION/CERTIFICATIONHOW CAUGHT/FARMED
Tuna, Yellowfin Avoid: Avoid these products for now. These fish come from sources that are overfished or fished or farmed in ways that harm the environment. Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro Worldwide, Except U.S. Atlantic and Hawaii Longline
Tuna, Yellowfin Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro U.S. Atlantic, Pacific Troll, Pole
Tuna, Yellowfin 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. Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro U.S. Atlantic and Hawaii Longline
Tuna, Yellowfin 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. Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro Worldwide, Except U.S. Atlantic and Pacific Troll, Pole
Tuna, Yellowfin Avoid: Avoid these products for now. These fish come from sources that are overfished or fished or farmed in ways that harm the environment. Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro Worldwide Purse Seine
Tuna, Yellowfin 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. Ahi, Canned Light Tuna, Maguro Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild


Yellowfin Tuna, 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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