Sustainable Seafood

sea·food

[noun]  any fish or shellfish from the sea used for food

sus·tain·a·ble

[adj.]  capable of being maintained at a steady level without exhausting natural resources or causing severe ecological damage.

GoodFishBadFish provides the resources that will allow you to make informed, sustainable, choices. Background information is provided to allow for a clearer understanding of some of the issues relating to seafood sustainability. The 'Seafood Converter' helps find sustainable species and offers alternatives to those that should be avoided, with handy cooking tips too. The site also provides additional information and resources that allow for optional further reading on key issues and developments.

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Seafood Converter

The Right Fish for the Dish

The GoodFishBadFish Seafood Converter is an easy online tool, designed
to assist home cooks and people interested in seafood.  Simply pick your fish from the list to find out about species and their sustainability, alternatives and cooking tips.

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Restaurants & Retail

Fish 4 Ever Canned Tuna

Fish 4 Ever is a canned fish brand that strives towards sustainability. Over 70% of their products are Marine Stewardship Council certified and they take issues of ethical and environmentally sustaina... Continue reading

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Recipes

Pickled Octopus

Pickled octopus makes a great starter – whether as part of a mezze or antipasto platter with grilled vegetables and dips or, as we’ve done here, as a salad. ... Continue reading

Pickled Octopus Salad

Resources

Looking for more information on Sustainable Seafood?
Have a look at these great resources and organisations.

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Exploring Open-Pen Sea Cage Aquaculture

In an ongoing series, GoodFishBadFish explores Open-Pen Sea Cage Aquaculture in Australia. This is the method of aquaculture used to farm all Atlantic Salmon and Ocean Trout. Do you know how your dinner was raised?

ABARE's Fishery Status Report 2010

At the end of October the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) released their Fishery Status Reports 2010, the annual assessment of the status of fish stocks and fisheries managed by the Australian Government. GFB