Purchasing Tools

Trying to buy sustainable seafood can seem daunting at first, but there are multiple tools available to help you make environmentally responsible choices.

FishWise Low Mercury Card

This list identifies seafood that is tested to be low in contaminants and either a best choice or good alternative according to the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program.

FishWise Brochure

This brochure explains the basics of sustainability and provides information on the main catch methods and aquaculture techniques used in the seafood industry.

Seafood Watch Cards

The guides were developed by the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program and serve as handy reference for the most popular seafood species in a given region of the United States.

Smart Phone Applications
Seafood Watch app

Recipe Cards

These recipes will show you how to prepare a few of our favorite sustainable seafood dishes – they're delicious!
Grilled Pacific Albacore with Mint Vinaigrette
Quick and Easy U.S. Farmed Trout
Steamed Mussels with Tomato and Herb Broth
Barbecued U.S. Farmed Shrimp with Creole Butter
Macadamia Crusted Pacific Halibut