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 and updated recommendations for American eel, sablefish and black seabass.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New


New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our classic, pocket-sized guides have been updated with our latest recommendations for July through December 2020 and are now available!
Get your consumer guide


We Have High Standards

We've reviewed the standards that underpin our program with the help from seafood experts from around the globe.
Learn about the updates


The Importance of Small Businesses to Sustainable Seafood

We've made some changes to how we work with small businesses to advance the sustainable seafood movement.
Learn how you can get involved
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