Partner Directory

Learn more about sustainability minded businesses using the FishChoice Partner Directory. FishChoice Partners are committed to being transparent with some, if not all, of their seafood products and associated sourcing information. Partners range from seafood suppliers and aquaculture operations, to retailers and restaurants, zoos, aquariums, and more!

53 Results: Viewing 1-25 FishChoice Partners
Saint John, CA

Founded in 2005, Acadian Sturgeon and Caviar is an Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon farm and fisher located in New Brunswick, Canada. After a short lived stint in Romania processing smoked trout, founder Cornel Ceapa became enamored with sturgeon after an afternoon fishing on the Danube River while working towards his PhD. After graduating, Cornel and his family moved to Canada where they took his passion for sturgeon, and his interest in providing a sustainable sturgeon alternative, and decided to open their own aquaculture facility!

A true family owned and operated business, Cornel...

Sustainability Partnerships:
Ocean Wise
Preferred Rating System: Ocean Wise
Berkeley, CA

Acari takes a hated, feared and invasive armored catfish or the 'devil fish', as it's known colloquially in Mexico, and turns it into great-tasting, healthy food. The devil fish is a serious problem in Mexico, where it now accounts for over 70% of freshwater capture, decimating the small-scale fishing industry on which tens of thousands of fishermen depend. Acari hires these affected fishermen and flips the script on the devil fish, envisioning a day where the devil fish is no longer viewed as a curse but rather a blessing to help solve economic and nutritional issues in Mexico.

The...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Anchorage, AK

Alaskan Salmon Company of Anchorage, Alaska is a primary fisher of fresh, wild Alaskan salmon. Founded by Kyle Lee, a passionate lifelong fisherman and native Alaskan, Alaskan Salmon Company was created on the foundation of sharing local, sustainable salmon with the masses.

Aboard their vessel on the Copper River, Alaskan Salmon Company employs custom built gillnets to catch Chinook, coho, and sockeye salmon. Taking care to ensure that fish are removed from their gillnets as soon as possible after being caught, the fish are brought onboard alive, ensuring a better end product. After...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Sitka, AK

Alaskans Own is a select brand of seafood for discerning customers wanting the best tasting, healthiest, high-quality seafood available now and for generations to come. By purchasing Alaskans Own, customers are investing in the future of wild Alaskan fisheries and in the artisanal fishing communities, whose caring practices are vital to ocean health. They are a non-profit, community supported fishery (CSF) part of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA). The Association is an alliance of over 150 small-boat fishing families committed to good fisheries policy and research...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Franklin, ME

American Unagi is an aquaculture company that grows and processes American eel for the American sushi, restaurant, and retail markets. All of the company's eels are locally sourced as juveniles from a unique coastal Maine fishery that is responsibly managed by the Maine Department of Marine Resources and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. American Unagi grows its eels to maturity using land-based recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).

American Unagi currently operates out of the Center for Cooperative Aquaculture in Franklin, ME and will be expanding production to its...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Washington, DC

Blue Circle was founded in 2005 by William Cole, Steven Damato, Thomas Damato and Nora Pouillon. Committed to sourcing sustainable seafood from around the globe, their approach is designed to change the fishing industry to provide seafood that is good for customers, good for the planet, and maintains its flavors and quality.

Working together with the Kvarøy fish farm, as well as feed companies BioMar and Whole Foods Market, Blue Circle created a fish feed that reduces both the environmental contaminants in farmed salmon and the use of marine resources for fish feed. Developed in...

Sustainability Partnerships:
International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), Ocean Wise
Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Chatham, MA

The Cape Cod Weir Harvest (CCWH) Community Supported Fishery (CSF) works together with local weir fishermen and shore-side operations to deliver fresh seafood to their members. Members join the program by purchasing a share for a season. Each week at the designated delivery site in Chatham Natural Market in Chatham, CCWH members pick up their shares of fresh seafood, similar to a CSA but with seafood. This arrangement benefits local fishermen, the environment, the local economy, and CCWH members. Local weir fishermen are helped by having new, more sustainable markets for their product....

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
San Diego, CA

Founded in 1977, Catalina Offshore Products was once exclusively a sea urchin/uni wholesaler in both domestic sales and exports to Asia. Today Catalina Offshore Products is one of California’s premier seafood purveyors and San Diego’s only exporter of sea urchins. A primary supplier of West Coast fresh fish and shellfish, Catalina Offshore Products mainly features species found along the California coast and the Baja peninsula. Nearly 75 percent of the seafood Catalina Offshore Products sells is sustainable and much of it is sushi grade. In 2012, Catalina Offshore Products expanded by...

Sustainability Partnerships:
Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Garibaldi, OR

Community Supported Fishery is a boat to plate community enterprise providing fresh, sustainable, locally caught seafood to the Portland Food Community. Community Supported Fishery is made up of local fishermen bringing the best fresh fish and seafood to customer's home and restaurant. They are small boat fishermen that run their own processing facility which means that they are able to maintain the quality and consistency of their product unlike large commercial fleets. Each fish is guaranteed fresh, caught using sustaiable methods, and individually handled. Their fleet is designed for...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Montauk, NY

Dock-to-Dish was founded by lifelong fisherman and restaurateur Sean Barrett, along with over 36 participating local commercial fishermen and wild shellfish harvesters. This alliance of tradesmen and artisans share over 500 years of experience on the water and believe the best way to eat seafood is the way it had historically been done—when the “catch of the day” was really caught that day—or as close to that day as possible. It harkens back to the times of colonial concierge fishermen, who brought their haul straight from the docks to the back doors of restaurants, which served the fish...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Albion, CA

The women of the Princess love catching fish and turning them into a beautiful product. The F/V Princess provides the highest quality, sashimi grade fish. Their Marine Stewardship Council-certified albacore tuna and their salmon are all frozen-at-sea, bringing you a fish that taste like it was just caught. All their fish are caught quickly and humanely using hook and line - no struggling in a net, no stress, no bruising, and no scale loss. 

You can buy a whole fish or a ton of fish - albacore and wild king salmon for home canning or filling your freezer. If a...

Sustainability Partnerships:
FishWise
Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Rye, NH

The F/V (fishing vessel) Rimrack is a family owned fishing business located at scenic Rye Harbor N.H. Their catches are harvested from Mother Natures clean coastal waters off N.H.s historic Isles of Shoals, including Stellwagon Bank to Cape Cod in the Gulf of Maine. F/V RImrack has been in the fishing business since the 1970s, when Mike, also known as the nice guy from Rye, left his role as an educator to devote himself fulltime to his passion as a fisherman. After living around the world as a military brat, his wife Padi longed for roots and found them on N.H.s seacoast, starting Rye...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Portland, OR

Flying Fish Company is a family owned and operated seafood retailer based in Portland, Oregon. Founded by Craig Gildersleeve in 1979 in Sandpoint, Idaho, Flying Fish Company expanded over the years to include several locations in the western United States, many operated by members of Craig’s extended family. In 2016 Craig’s son Lyf, the company's current President, joined forces with Providore Fine Foods of Portland, Oregon, and in 2017, the company moved all of their operations to Oregon. In addition to their namesake retail location, Flying Fish Company also owns The Flying...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
San Francisco, CA

Based in the San Francisco Bay area, FreshCatch is a Community Based Fishery (CSF) specializing in locally sourced species. This CSF works only with sustainable fishing vessels along the West Coast, all of which aim to have ocean ecosystems remain in a healthy state. By working so closely with these sustainably-minded fishermen, FreshCatch is able to provide a fully transparent supply chain to its members - the high-quality seafood it offers can be easily traced back from the time it ends up on a plate to when it was originally caught.

The seafood products found in each FreshCatch...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Santa Cruz, CA

Healthy Oceans Seafood Company, the owner of the brand Pescavore, provides nutritious, premium, sustainably harvested and resource-smart food products to the US market. Pescavore tuna jerky is the first of its kind and brings great taste and nutrition to consumers in a convenient snack.  Because the company exclusively sources tuna from the waters of California, customers can be assured that the seafood purchased through Healthy Oceans was caught legally and sustainably.

The company launched with a focus on product innovation for sustainable wild-caught seafood....

Sustainability Partnerships:
FishWise, Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Marshall, CA

John Finger and Terry Sawyer founded Hog Island Oyster Co. in Tomales Bay, California in 1983. They started with a five-acre shellfish lease and $500 borrowed from their parents. The company has grown a lot since it first began, but the mission at Hog Island Oyster Co. has remained unchanged: grow great oysters, create a fresh and fun oyster experience, and have a great time doing it. Location is key to growing delicious, healthy oysters. Forty-nine miles north of San Francisco, Tomales Bay is a pristine estuary where coastal rivers flow into the Pacific Ocean. Extreme tides and cold,...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Richmond, CA
BAP Three Star - Hatchery

Intercity Packers Meat & Seafood believes in good food and good people. With their passion for providing unique meat and seafood products and for constant innovation, Intercity Packers works hard to bring their customers the best of Canada’s lands and seas. For over five decades, Intercity Packers has cultivated a rich history of bringing customers high-quality meat and seafood products, and they continue to care deeply about their products and where they come from. Intercity Packers' clients are important to them which is reflected in their motto, “Yes, we do!” With a positive outlook...

Sustainability Partnerships:
Ocean Disclosure Project, Ocean Wise, Sea Pact, SeaChoice
Preferred Rating System: Ocean Wise
Kent, WA

With over 25 years of experience in the seafood industry, Kelly’s Fresh Fish of Kent, WA brings fresh halibut and salmon to the Seattle and Tacoma areas. Sustainability plays a key role in their business as they strive to protect the stocks of fish they catch to ensure successful harvests for years to come.

Quality is paramount at Kelly’s Fresh Fish, and as such, they are involved in the entirety of the fishing process from boat to table. Their fish are caught at the peak of their life cycle, at times when the feeding patterns of the fish can be rather ferocious. Often times their...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Portland, OR

Kenai Red Fish Company offers sustainably harvested wild-caught Alaskan salmon with no traceable amounts of mercury, added hormones, artificial preservatives, or coloring. Their boat, the Aghileen, has been fishing in Alaska’s Cook Inlet for over 30 years and their fish are harvested with little environmental impact or impact on other species, so that populations may continue to thrive. Fresh Kenai Red salmon is shipped to and available in Portland, Oregon in late June, and flash frozen products arrive mid-August. Kenai Red...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Kats, NL

Based in the Dutch province of Zeeland, Kingfish Zeeland taps into the pristine marine estuary water of the Eastern Scheldt, a Natura 2000 nature reserve, to deliver a healthy, antibiotic-free premium delicacy —  Dutch yellowtail (Hiramasa / kingfish / yellowtail). ​Kingfish Zeeland's Dutch yellowtail, which is both ASC and BAP-certified, serves as a high-grade sashimi product, and can also be smoked, grilled, or baked. The product is available fresh from the Netherlands all year round, with daily deliveries across the EU and other markets.

Sustainability is a key value...

Preferred Rating System: Good Fish Guide
Caribou, ME

Our brook trout are a single generation from Maine’s native brook trout population in the Nesowadnehunk Dead Waters of wild Baxter State Park. Micmac Farms’ fish are as pure as the pristine cold waters rushing through the shadows of Mt. Katahdin and why we pledge not to use antibiotics or chemicals to raise our fish.

Micmac Farms is 100% owned and operated by the Aroostook Band of Micmac and our commitment to sustainably and ethically raised fish has awarded us the 'Best Choice' rating through FishChoice. We source the highest quality Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certified feed...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Seatac, WA

What began as two brothers and a friend foraging for wild mushrooms in British Columbia in the 1980’s has since become the internationally successful specialty food supplier, Mikuni Wild Harvest. With a product line that has expanded beyond mushrooms to now include several sustainable seafood products, Mikuni has a devoted clientele of chefs and specialty food retailers.

With two resident 'Fish Specialists' on staff, Mikuni is able to build strong relationships with both local fisherman, and the Native Americans who fish the coastal waters of Washington. This network of local...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Santa Fe, NM

Driven by a mission to innovate and incite change in the seafood industry by building a healthy, sustainable relationship with the ocean, Neptune Fish Jerky offers healthy, high-protein snack foods that are ethically sourced from small-scale US West Coast and Alaskan fisheries. The company emphasizes the importance of knowing your fish, fisherman, and fishery, and offers this knowledge to its consumers.

Neptune currently produces two flavors of Wild Alaska Pollock jerky (Cracker Pepper and Honey Lemon Ginger) and two flavors of Pacific Rockfish jerky (Sea Salt & Juniper and ...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Portsmouth, NH

New Hampshire Community Seafood started when fishing boats from Seabrook, Hampton, Rye Harbor, and Portsmouth Harbor organized a harvest co-op. For the past few years, the co-op has been working together to better protect marine resources and fish more selectively. The co-op also was given an ownership right to collectively manage the federal groundfish fishery. Each year, the group creates a harvesting strategy and uses it to meet the strict catch limit guidelines of New Hampshire Community Seafood's operations plan.

After taking ownership of the marine resources and being able to...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch
Bay Center, WA

In 1975, David and Maureene Nisbet began farming a mere 10 acres of tideland in the southwest corner of Washington known as Willapa Bay. With totes of iced oysters in the back of a single pickup truck, the Nisbet Oyster Co., Inc. captivated the taste buds and hearts of local seafood connoisseurs from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR and beyond.

Until 1978, when David and Maureene Nisbet purchased a 400 square-foot processing plant, the Nisbet Oyster Co., Inc.’s product line was limited to shell-stock oysters. With technology on the rise, this purchase...

Preferred Rating System: Seafood Watch