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Seafood Partner Resources
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As an Ocean Wise Seafood partner, you have exclusive access to this list of resources curated to help you navigate the world of sustainable seafood. Check back regularly for new tools, content, and promotional materials!


April 2023 Master Seafood List now posted! To access this locked file please select “read only” in the pop up Excel box.

The following links provide detailed information regarding our new Rapid Fisheries Assessment Tool: RAPSTA! Please browse these resources as needed to learn more and view new ratings.

Branding Guidelines for use of new logo. Reminder: old logo must be switched to new logo on all assets as of April 1st 2023.


Explained: the Ocean Wise Seafood partnership
One-pager defining what your commitment means as an Ocean Wise Seafood partner.

Seafood Carbon Emissions Tool
Online tool to explore, compare, calculate, and learn about the carbon footprint of seafood, developed by Dalhousie University and Seafood Watch.


Branding Transition Webinar
Outlines changes to the Ocean Wise Seafood branding and provides a timeline for transition.

“Breaking Down Ocean Wise Recommendations” Webinar
Details how Ocean Wise Seafood generates and maintains its thousands of seafood sustainability recommendations. Includes two 45 minute webinars with Q&A period.


Guidelines for Ocean Wise Seafood Recommendation Changes
Has your seafood product’s Ocean Wise recommendation been updated or archived? Follow the update requirements when a change in recommendation affects your products.

Seafood Watch Assessment Interest Form
While our capacity is limited, Ocean Wise welcomes and considers all requests for fisheries or farms to be assessed. In the case that we cannot prioritize your request this year, partners can apply to be considered in the prioritization process for Seafood Watch.


Demonstrate the Partnership Value around the Globe
Business-to-business program highlights to support you in demonstrating the value of your Ocean Wise recommended products to non-partner businesses in Canada and internationally.

Program Overview
Share the benefits of the program with your peers in the industry to help build the community of sustainable seafood leaders in your network!

OWS Supplier to Client Letter
Suppliers and Producers: If a client purchases Ocean Wise recommended products, they are eligible to join the Ocean Wise Seafood program – with at least one Ocean Wise recommended item, anyone can become a partner. Share this with your clients and send them this letter explaining your sustainability commitments and the perks of working with an Ocean Wise Seafood partner like you!

OWS Partners to Supplier Letter
Restaurants and Retailers: Let your supplier, or prospective supplier, know that you are committed to responsible seafood souring by sharing this letter outlining your expectation that they will provide sourcing information to OWS staff on your behalf and will not make substitutions without your and OWS’s approval. It also encourages them to share their verified OWS options, or join OWS to have a seafood audit performed.

Please get in touch with your Ocean Wise Seafood contact for Ocean Wise Seafood logo files. Ocean Wise Seafood branding use must be approved by an OWS staff member before publishing/printing.

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