An increase in consumer awareness and demand is essential for holding industries accountable. These organizations offer tools to assess seafood risk, increase supply chain transparency, share educational resources, and provide seafood alternatives.

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch offers info on seafood that is a ‘Best Choice,’ ‘Good Alternative’ or which you should ‘Avoid.’ Seafood Watch has a partnerships program that links hospitality venues to verified seafood purveyors who have made a lifetime commitment to sourcing responsibly. It also features a National Guide to what seafood is sustainable per state and a Sushi Guide. Download the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch App Here.
  • Ethic Ocean is a European nonprofit that shares educational resources and best practices for sustainable fisheries management and industry operations. They engage all actors across the value chain from fishers to chefs to build a responsible seafood industry. 
  • Dock to Dish is a membership-based, supply-driven economic model for wild seafood that was derived from the principles of Community Supported Agriculture. Extends the Farm-to-Table model with the notion that consumers should “know your fisherman” and that the “Future of sustainability is traceability.” Dock to Dish partners can “live track” their seafood from where it’s fished to where it’s processed to their door. It is currently available in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, Vancouver, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Fiji & Panama. If Dock to Dish is not currently available in your area, add your information to the waitlist on their website (
  • Real Good Fish similarly offers a US-wide network of vetted and traceable seafood supply chains creating visibility from trusted fishers through to home delivery.
  • Gulf Wild is a Florida-based conservation group that works with local fishermen by providing an ID-tagging system that allows for consumers to see the date and location of where their seafood was caught and then sold. This helps facilitate trust with the consumers through the transparency of ID tagging and an innovative interactive tracking experience via their website. Gulf Wild is also partnered with a boutique, Wild Seafood Co, which exports their seafood across the US based on the principles of environmental sustainability.
  • Envisible is working at the international level to verify global seafood supply chains and to integrate these options with major retailers.  
  • Companies like Finless Foods are developing lab-grown fish options, starting with high-risk species like tuna! 
  • Solutions like Cavi-Art and Ocean Hugger Foods offer creative plant-based options to the seafood dishes we know and love. 
  • Blue carbon solutions like AKUA’s kelp burger, GreenWave, and Atlantic Sea Farms, are revolutionizing a future of regenerative ocean agriculture. 
  • Future of Fish has thorough industry resources to highlight methodologies and best practices to achieve traceable seafood supply chains.
  • Fishcoin is a blockchain approach to seafood traceability that incentivizes supply chain stakeholders to share data from the point of harvest to the point of consumption.
  • Global Fishing Watch creates and publicly shares knowledge about human activity at sea to enable fair and sustainable use of our ocean. Their technology and data solutions can help address IUU fishing and bring visibility to human rights abuses at sea.