As a consumer, you have seafood choices. Not all fish and shellfish available in today's markets and restaurants are good choices from an environmental perspective. Populations of seafood vary over time, both naturally and depending on how heavily they are fished. Some are in good shape due in part to good fisheries management, and those are excellent seafood choices.
When you buy local you help sustain a local economy, support endangered family farms, protect the environment since local food doesn't travel far, and help safeguard your family's health. Local food is fresher, healthier, and flat-out tastes better.
Join the Weekly Catch - the list of all fish, shellfish, oysters, and meat available at the time of writing. It's usually sent out on Fridays and usually pretty accurate. We usually stand by this obviously very strong statement.