Seafood Watch helps individuals and businesses make choices for healthy oceans. Over fishing and other destructive practices are eliminating many of the fish species we currently consume – but alternatives exist and fisheries and fish farms are improving. Make an impact! Choose ocean-friendly seafood.
More than 80% of the lingcod caught in the US is a green Best Choice.
Buy lingcod (“kinmutsu” in sushi) from the U.S. and British Colombia because its always a green Best Choice or yellow Good Alternative.
We have removed our
yellow Good Alternative rating for Sixty South salmon farmed in Chile. We now recommend avoiding their farmed salmon
Nova Austral recently concluded an
internal investigation regarding alleged misreporting of its salmon
mortalities and found “irregularities.”
Seafood Watch recommendations follow a scientific
standard that relies on accurate data.
Given the company’s own findings, we removed the current Good
Alternative recommendation for its Sixty South
product. Our broader Avoid recommendation for farmed salmon from Chile now applies. This product is not
our work with SalmonChile to reduce chemical use in the Chilean salmon
You can view all our farmed salmon recommendations online or by downloading the free Seafood Watch app.
If you are headed to the beach this summer, stay safe in the surf with these expert tips and reminders! Ocean Safety Expert Bruckner Chase has a series of videos to ensure your visit to any beach stays safe and fun.
Big Traps and Big Smiles!
Spot prawns caught in British Colombia, Alaska, Washington, and California are a yellow Good Alternative.
Learn why and view all our shrimp and prawn recommendations by downloading our free app or going online at SeafoodWatch.org.
From red snapper, whiteleg shrimp, to blue crab, make sure the seafood you’re getting for Fourth of July celebrations is recommended by our program. Visit SeafoodWatch.org to access all our science-based recommendations. 🇺🇸
Mia the sea lion and her pal Kiah would like to remind everyone about our free resources to make better seafood choices for a healthy ocean! Download the free Seafood Watch app or visit SeafoodWatch.org to access our 2,000+ science-based recommendations.
You can turtally help marine wildlife by making more responsible seafood choices. Every year as many as 250,000 sea turtles are accidentally caught in certain types of fishing gear. Our sustainable seafood recommendations take into consideration these unintended impacts. Encourage restaurants and businesses to take a look at how their seafood is being harvested.