We strongly support the concept of independent eco-certification programs for seafood. In addition to choosing from our "Best Choices" and "Good Alternatives," we recommend that seafood buyers look for the eco-certified products shown below. Seafood Watch’s Eco-Certification Benchmarking Project (PDF) has determined that when you buy from these eco-certified sources, you’re buying seafood that’s equivalent to at least our yellow "Good Alternative" recommendation.


Eco-Certifications We Recommend

Farmed catfish (pangasius)

Farmed catfish (pangasius)

Eco-Certification Program Labels

ASC Certified

The Global Aquaculture Alliance


Farmed geoduck (giant clam)

Farmed geoduck (giant clam)

Eco-Certification Program Labels



Farmed oysters and clams

Farmed oysters and clams

Eco-Certification Program Labels

ASC Certified


Farmed salmon

Farmed salmon

Eco-Certification Program Labels

ASC Certified
Seafood Watch Report

Farmed scallops

Farmed scallops

Eco-Certification Program Labels

ASC Certified
 

Farmed shrimp

Farmed shrimp

Eco-Certification Program Labels

ASC Certified

The Global Aquaculture Alliance

Wild-caught seafood (from salmon to shrimp, cod to clams)

Wild-caught seafood

Eco-Certification Program Labels

MSC Certified
Seafood Watch Report