Seafood Watch Conservation Partners

Seafood Watch was developed by the Monterey Bay Aquarium to research and evaluate wild-caught and farmed seafood. The result is comprehensive seafood sustainability recommendations for the major seafood species consumed in the United States. Seafood Watch defines sustainable seafood as from sources, whether fished or farmed, that can maintain or increase production into the long-term without jeopardizing the structure or function of affected ecosystems.

FisheryProgress FIP Participants

FisheryProgress is the one-stop shop for information on the progress of global fishery improvement projects (FIPs). The platform makes tracking fishery improvement project progress more efficient, consistent, and reliable for businesses supporting or interested in supporting FIPs. A FIP is a multi-stakeholder effort to address environmental challenges in a fishery.

Ocean Wise Partner

Ocean Wise Partner Programs

Ocean Wise works with restaurant partners across Canada to help identify and source sustainable seafood options. These options are then highlighted on their menus with the Ocean Wise symbol, making it easier for consumers to make environmentally friendly seafood choices. Ocean Wise restaurant partners are committed to continuous improvement with their seafood sourcing.

NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries, also known as National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), is a U.S. federal agency within the Department of Commerce that provides much of the scientific data and monitoring that serves as the basis of most seafood certification and ratings programs for U.S. fisheries. The agency is responsible for the stewardship of national marine resources, conducting stock assessments, and research on fish biology and ecosystems.

Chef's Collaborative

Chefs Collaborative was founded in 1993 by a group of visionary chefs – including John Ash, Rick Bayless, Susan Feniger, Nobu Matsuhisa, Nora Pouillon, Michael Romano, and Alice Waters – at the Oldways International Symposium in Hawaii called “Food Choices 2000.” A key topic of conversation was the emerging public role of chefs and the understanding that chefs could help educate their restaurant guests and the larger community about foods that can benefit the planet, our health, and our s


SeaChoice is a collaboration of three internationally recognized organizations that brought their broad, national expertise together to find solutions for healthy oceans. Launched in 2006, SeaChoice was created to provide informative resources on seafood sustainability at various levels of the seafood supply chain – from harvesters to consumers.

Sea Pact

Sea Pact is an alliance of nine of the leading, like-minded Seafood Distributors in North America. This unprecedented alliance is a first of its kind in the seafood industry. Sea Pact has a goal of making their seafood industry a more sustainable & eco-friendly one.

Ocean Friendly Restaurants

The Surfrider Foundation's mission is the protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves, and beaches through a powerful activist network.  Through over 160+ chapters and clubs across the United States, the Surfrider Foundation protects the ocean from plastic pollution, stops harmful coastal development, fights offshore oil drilling, and protects beach access. Learn more at