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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Falkland Island toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 41 (Atlantic, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Falkland Island toothfish

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Trawls (Midwater / Pelagic)

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - SARPC Toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SARPC Toothfish

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Ross Sea toothfish longline

Variety

Toothfish, Antarctic

Dissostichus mawsoni

Method

Wild

Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

Location

FAO Area 88 (Pacific, Antarctic)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Ross Sea toothfish longline

Market Names

Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

Geographic area (CCAMLR 88.2 now combined into UoA 1)

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Trawls (Bottom / Demersal)

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Macquarie Island (MI) toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Macquarie Island (MI) toothfish

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Macquarie Island (MI) toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Trawls (Bottom / Demersal)

Location

FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Macquarie Island (MI) toothfish

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Ross Sea toothfish longline

Variety

Toothfish, Antarctic

Dissostichus mawsoni

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 88 (Pacific, Antarctic)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Ross Sea toothfish longline

Market Names

Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - South Georgia Patagonian toothfish longline

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 48 (Atlantic, Antarctic)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
South Georgia Patagonian toothfish longline

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

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Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

Location

Chile - Southeast Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

1.475 / 5

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

Stock status: Chilean stock depleted and undergoing overfishing. Stock status of Prince Edward Islands stock unknown.


Bycatch: Serious concern due to capture of corals, rattails, rays, and skates.


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Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

Location

South Africa: Prince Edward Island - Antarctic Indian Ocean

Overall Rating

2.626 / 5

Market Names

Chilean Sea Bass, Chilean Seabass, Toothfish

Summary

Stock status: Chilean stock depleted and undergoing overfishing. Stock status of Prince Edward Islands stock unknown.


Bycatch: Serious concern due to capture of corals, rattails, rays, and skates.


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