Ranking Codes

Green = Best Choice

Best Choice seafood is well managed, abundant, and caught or farmed in environmentally sustainable ways.

Yellow = Some Concerns

Some Concerns seafood should be consumed infrequently, or when a green choice is not available. There are concerns with abundance, management, or impacts on habitat or other marine life.

Red = Avoid

Avoid seafood items from this for now. They come from farmed or wild sources with a combination of critical problems – habitat damage, lethal impacts on other species, critically low populations or poor management.