Sustainable Seafood Updates

 

Seafood Ratings Legend

 

 Seafood Watch LogoSeafood Watch Updates- January 9, 2017

Species

 Origin  Method(s) Old Rating  New Seafood Watch Rating New Ocean Wise Rating
Abalone spp. Worldwide Farmed - Contained Production Systems Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Farmed - Sea Ranched Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

Catfish, Channel China Farmed - Net Pens
Farmed - Ponds 
NEW Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Cucumber, Giant Red Sea Canada - British Columbia Diver-caught NEW Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Drum, Red USA Farmed - Ponds Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Krill, Antarctic Southern Ocean Midwater Trawl NEW Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

Mussels, Blue USA - North Atlantic (Maine, Rhode Island, New York) Dredge
Hand Rake 
NEW Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

USA - Massachusetts Hand Rake NEW Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

Dredge NEW Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Salmon, Atlantic  Chile - Verlasso Brand Farmed - Net Pen Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Tuna, Bigeye USA - North Atlantic  Greenstick Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Tuna, Yellowfin USA - North Atlantic Greenstick Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

Atlantic Ocean Troll/Pole
Purse Seine - Unassociated 
Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

USA - Atlantic
USA - Gulf of Mexico 
Pelagic Longline Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Wahoo USA - Atlantic
USA - Gulf of Mexico 
Pelagic Longline NEW Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Walleye USA - Minnesota Handline
Bottom Gillnet 
NEW Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

  

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