Sustainable Seafood Certification Partners

FishChoice ensures that the sustainability information for your seafood products is always up-to-date by partnering with the leading sustainable seafood certification programs. Learn more about our certification partners below.

Certification schemes listed on FishChoice.com must be formally recognized by the Global Seafood Sustainability Initiative (GSSI). All certification schemes must have an official partnership with FishChoice to ensure that all certification data is accurate and timely.

Alaska RFM

Alaska RFM

The Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Program is one of the most credible and robust wild-capture certification programs in the marketplace. A voluntary and internationally accredited program that consists of two seafood certification standards: 1) Fisheries Standard and 2) Chain of Custody Standard, RFM recognizes the power of origin for motivating purchases. Whether it is Alaska or... Learn more
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Certification

Aquaculture Stewardship Council

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent, international non-profit organization that manages the world's leading certification and labeling program for responsible aquaculture. ASC's mission is to transform aquaculture towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility using efficient market mechanisms that create value across the supply chain. ASC delivers on this... Learn more
Best Aquaculture Practices 1-Star

Best Aquaculture Practices 1-Star

Organized in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) developed the Best Aquaculture Practices certification standards and encourages the use of responsible aquaculture practices. GAA also works to improve production and marketing efficiencies, and promote effective, coordinated regulatory and trade policies. The mission of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is to further environmentally... Learn more
Best Aquaculture Practices 2-Star

Best Aquaculture Practices 2-Star

Organized in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) developed the Best Aquaculture Practices certification standards and encourages the use of responsible aquaculture practices. GAA also works to improve production and marketing efficiencies, and promote effective, coordinated regulatory and trade policies. The mission of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is to further environmentally... Learn more
Best Aquaculture Practices 3-Star (Feed Mill)

Best Aquaculture Practices 3-Star (Feed Mill)

Organized in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) developed the Best Aquaculture Practices certification standards and encourages the use of responsible aquaculture practices. GAA also works to improve production and marketing efficiencies, and promote effective, coordinated regulatory and trade policies. The mission of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is to further environmentally... Learn more
Best Aquaculture Practices 3-Star (Hatchery)

Best Aquaculture Practices 3-Star (Hatchery)

Organized in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) developed the Best Aquaculture Practices certification standards and encourages the use of responsible aquaculture practices. GAA also works to improve production and marketing efficiencies, and promote effective, coordinated regulatory and trade policies. The mission of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is to further environmentally... Learn more
Best Aquaculture Practices 4-Star

Best Aquaculture Practices 4-Star

Organized in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) developed the Best Aquaculture Practices certification standards and encourages the use of responsible aquaculture practices. GAA also works to improve production and marketing efficiencies, and promote effective, coordinated regulatory and trade policies. The mission of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is to further environmentally... Learn more
GGN Certified

GLOBALG.A.P.

GLOBALG.A.P. is a leading global certification program whose mission is to bring farmers and retailers together to produce and market safe food, to protect scarce resources, and to build a sustainable future. The GLOBALG.A.P.'s Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard for aquaculture is recognized by the GFSI for its food safety criteria and by the GSSI for its environmental aspects. Furthermore... Learn more
GULF Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM)

GULF Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM)

The GULF Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Scheme is a regional approach to fisheries certification based on internationally-accepted principles set by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO). GULF RFM was created at the request of US Gulf of Mexico seafood stakeholders to demonstrate the responsible practices of Gulf fisheries and provide greater... Learn more
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) fishery certification program and seafood ecolabel recognizes and rewards sustainable fishing practices. The MSC operates a global seafood certification program with two standards, one for fisheries and one for suppliers. The MSC Fisheries Standard can be applied to any wild capture fishery wishing to be assessed on their sustainability practices, and the... Learn more