Sustainable Seafood Updates

 

Seafood Watch LogoSeafood Watch Updates- February 3, 2020 

Species

 Origin  Method(s) Old Rating  New Seafood Watch Rating New Ocean Wise Rating
Mackerel, Atlantic USA - Atlantic (Northwest) Bottom Trawls NEW

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Midwater Trawls Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Purse Seine Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Canada - Atlantic (Northwest) Purse Seine Seafood Watch Best Choice

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

 

Seafood Watch LogoSeafood Watch Updates- January 13, 2020

Species

 Origin  Method(s) Old Rating  New Seafood Watch Rating New Ocean Wise Rating
Amberjack, Yellowtail Mexico - Pacific Ocean Marine Net Pen NEW Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended 

Bass, Hybrid Striped USA

Tanks;
Ponds

Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Bass, Striped Mexico - Pacific Ocean Marine Net Pen

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

Jack, Almaco  Mexico - Pacific Ocean Marine Net Pen

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

USA - Hawaii Marine Net Pen Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

Redfish, Acadian USA - Atlantic Ocean Bottom Trawls Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch - Eco-Certification Recommended*

Ocean Wise Recommended

Salmon, Chinook  New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Marine Net Pen Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

New Zealand - Inland Waters Freshwater Net Pen Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Swordfish                 Atlantic Ocean - South  Trolling Lines

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Canada - Atlantic Ocean  Harpoons

Seafood Watch Best Choice

Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Mediterranean Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - North Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - North (excluding USA-caught) Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

USA - Atlantic Ocean    Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Harpoons Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Buoy Gear Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

USA - Gulf of Mexico Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - South  Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Pacific Ocean - North  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Pacific Ocean - South  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Tuna, Albacore                   Canada - Atlantic Ocean  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Mediterranean  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - North (excluding USA-caught) Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - North   Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - South   Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

USA - Atlantic Ocean Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended 

Canada - Pacific Ocean  Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Japan  Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines

Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Pacific Ocean - North   Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Pacific Ocean - South   Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin          Atlantic Ocean - Northwest   Handlines

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Recommended
Harpoons

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Recommended

USA - Atlantic Ocean Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean - West Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD)

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean (excluding USA-caught) Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean  Hand-operated pole-and-lines;
Trolling Lines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Canada - Atlantic Ocean  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Hand-operated pole-and-lines;
Trolling Lines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Mediterranean Sea  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Hand-operated pole-and-lines;
Trolling Lines;
Harpoons;
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD)

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Tuna, Bigeye            Atlantic Ocean - East  Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Trolling Lines

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean -West  Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Trolling Lines

NEW

Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Canada - Atlantic Ocean Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid 

Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD) Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean - North Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - South Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

USA - Atlantic Ocean  Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Greenstick Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Pacific Ocean - Western and Central  Drifting Longlines

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD)

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Tuna, Blackfin     Atlantic Ocean -West   Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD)

Seafood Watch Avoid

Seafood Watch Avoid

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended 

USA - Atlantic Ocean Greenstick Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

USA - Gulf of Mexico Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Tuna, Pacific Bluefin    Japan  Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Pacific Ocean - North  Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Tuna, Skipjack             Atlantic Ocean - East    Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD) Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Atlantic Ocean - West    Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD) Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
USA - Atlantic Ocean Greenstick Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Pacific Ocean - Western and Central     Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD) Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

Tuna, Southern Bluefin Pacific Ocean - South Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Tuna, Yellowfin                  Canada - Atlantic Ocean Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean  Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD)  Seafood Watch Avoid  Seafood Watch Avoid  Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean - East Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines  Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative  Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Good Alternative  Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean - West Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines  Seafood Watch Good Alternative  Seafood Watch Good Alternative  Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Unassociated Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Atlantic Ocean - North (excluding USA-caught) Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Atlantic Ocean - South (excluding USA-caught) Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
USA - Atlantic Ocean  Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative

Ocean Wise Not Recommended

Greenstick Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Unrated

Ocean Wise Unrated

USA - Gulf of Mexico Drifting Longlines Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Pacific Ocean - Western and Central     Drifting Longlines  Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid  Ocean Wise Not Recommended 
Floating Object Purse Seine (FAD) Seafood Watch Avoid Seafood Watch Avoid Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Floating Object Purse Seine (non-FAD) Seafood Watch Good Alternative Seafood Watch Good Alternative Ocean Wise Not Recommended
Handlines and hand-operated pole-and-lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended

Trolling Lines Seafood Watch Best Choice Seafood Watch Best Choice

Ocean Wise Recommended