Mussels. Greenlip

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[/] Species Name:Perna canaliculus Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Delicious and beautiful cultivated mussels from pristine New Zealand Waters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Greenlip mussels have a plump and tender meat that stays wonderfully juicy when cooked.  Their beautiful black shells have an edge of vibrant green.  These large …

Salmon (Smoked) – Gravadlax

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[/] Species Name:Salmo salar Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Smoked Atlantic Scottish salmon fillet When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Scotland How: Farm raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Traditionally handcrafted, thinly sliced and ready to eat!  Our premium salmon is reared in the fast-flowing, clear, deep waters off the coast of Scotland where strong currents help to produce lean, healthy fish. Using a …

Salmon (Smoked) – Scottish

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[/] Species Name:Salmo salar Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Smoked Atlantic Scottish salmon fillet When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Scotland How: Farm raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Traditionally handcrafted, thinly sliced and ready to eat!  Our premium salmon is reared in the fast-flowing, clear, deep waters off the coast of Scotland where strong currents help to produce lean, healthy fish. Using a …

Cod, Salt

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[/] Species Name:Gadus morhua Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Salted Cod fillets When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA How – Wild Caught/Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Salted Cod is just what it’s name implies – fresh Cod that’s been salted to preserve it. Although in some ways its a little taste of history, Salt Cod is popular around the world. For …

Salmon, Norwegian

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[/] Species Name:Salmo salar Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Norwegian-farmed Atlantic salmon that is 100% superior quality with NO antibiotics, NO GMO’s and industry-low pen densities. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Fjords of Norway (Atlantic Ocean) How: Farmed Back to Product Guide Characteristics Norway’s wonderful, unspoiled natural environment is famous worldwide for its deep, cold, and clear fjords. This unique nature has made Norway …

Shrimp, Yellowleg

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[/] Species Name:Farfantepenaeus californiensis Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked Santa Monica Seafood is financially supporting a Fishery Improvement Project focused on the Gulf of California Yellowleg Shrimp fishery. You can learn more about this and other RSVP Projects by clicking here. What:Yellowleg Shrimp When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Gulf of California (Mexico) How – Wild Caught/Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Yellowleg …

Swordfish

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[/] Species Name:Xiphias gladius Sustainability Rating: Multiple Options Available What:Although there are a variety of fish with bills, there is only one swordfish. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Various Countries, Including the US (California) How – Wild Caught; Longline, Harpoon, Drift Gillnet, Deep Set Buoy Gear (DSBG) Back to Product Guide Characteristics Swordfish meat is moist and flavorful with a slightly …

Swai

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[/] Species Name:Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:A farm raised relative of the catfish family commonly called Sutchi Catfish from Vietnam. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Vietnam How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics If you’re looking for a mild tasting fish at a great price, check into Swai. It cooks up white and flaky with a sweet …

Surimi (Pollock)

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[/] Species Name:Theragra chalcogramma Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Surimi, also known as as imitation crabmeat, is made from minced Pollock   When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA, Russia How – Wild Caught/Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Surimi has a mild, crablike flavor and a firm texture.  It can come in a variety of styles like sticks and flakes.   …

Salmon, Sockeye

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus nerka Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Also known as Red Salmon, Sockeye are harvested from a variety of areas, including the well known Copper River and Bristol Bay runs. When:Available fresh spring – fall, Frozen year-round Where/How:Where – Alaska and Canada How – Wild Caught via Gill Net   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Bristol Bay, Alaska, …