Tuna Sustainability
Wholesale Tuna Sustainability

 Our Wholesale Tuna Sustainability Practices

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When our boats are not chasing sword, they’re longlining for bigeye and yellowfin tuna. Although these stocks are not nearly as large as tuna stocks in the Pacific, they are considered to be managed sustainably. In fact, the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium gives a “Good Alternative” rating to the wholesale fisheries for U.S. Atlantic longline bigeye and yellowfin tuna. As is the case with the swordfish fishery, our boats have to comply with a variety of management  measures including the required use of circle hooks, area closures, VMS monitoring and observer coverage.


 

Best Choice
 

sus_green.pngSeafood in this category is abundant, well-managed and caught or farmed in environmentally friendly ways.

Good Alternatives

sus_yel.pngThese items are an option, but there are concerns with how they're caught or farmed-or with the health of their habitat due to other human impacts.

Avoid

sus_red.pngTake a pass on these items for now. They are caught or farmed in ways that harm other marine life or the environment.