Helping people make better seafood choices for a healthy ocean

Search Seafood Recommendations

Our recommendations help you choose seafood that's fished or farmed in ways that have less impact on the environment.

Best Choice

Best Choices

Buy first, they're well managed and caught or farmed in ways that cause little harm to habitats or other wildlife.
Good Alternative

Good AlternativeS

Buy, but be aware there are concerns with how they're caught or farmed.


Don't buy, they're overfished or caught or farmed in ways that harm other marine life or the environment.

New and Updated Recommendations

This month we bring you new recommendations for carp, flounder and lobster and updated recommendations for crab, goosefish, lobster and toothfish.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New


Join us for National Seafood Month!

Celebrate with us by joining our social media photo contest.
Check out the photo challenge


New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our classic, pocket-sized guides have been updated with our latest recommendations for July through December 2019 and are now available! Get your consumer guide


Speaking Up for Sustainable Fisheries

Learn about our recent testimony to Congress about the state of fisheries.

Read more on our Conservation & Science blog
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