Seafood Watch - Seafood Guide

Oysters

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SEAFOODRATINGMARKET NAMESLOCATION/CERTIFICATIONHOW CAUGHT/FARMED
Oysters Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. American, Blue Points & Common Oyster, or Kaki Worldwide Farmed
Oysters Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. American, Blue Points, Common & Eastern Oyster, or Kaki U.S. Gulf of Mexico Wild
Oysters 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. American, Blue Points & Common Oyster, Kaki Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild
Oysters 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. American, Blue Points & Common Oyster, Kaki Aquaculture Stewardship Council Certified Farmed
Oysters 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. American, Blue Points & Common Oyster, Kaki Canadian Organic Certified Farmed


Shellfish, Farmed, Canadian Organic Certified


Summary

Seafood Watch conducted an eco-certification benchmarking study to identify which standards are consistent with our sustainability criteria. We identified the Canadian Organic Shellfish (CO) standard as equivalent to at least our yellow "Good Alternative" recommendation.

Canadian Organic Certified


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