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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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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Ross Sea toothfish longline

Variety

Toothfish, Antarctic

Dissostichus mawsoni

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: 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

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)
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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  • Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic
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

Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

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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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)
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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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

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

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

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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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - SARPC Toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

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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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - SARPC Toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

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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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Falkland Island toothfish

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: 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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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

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

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

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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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines (Demersal / Deep-Set)

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longline (deep-set)

Location

Chile - Southeast Pacific Ocean

Overall Rating

1.475 / 5

Market Names

Chilean Seabass

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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  • Longline (deep-set)

Variety

Toothfish, Patagonian

Dissostichus eleginoides

Method

Wild

Longline (deep-set)

Location

South Africa - Antarctic and Southern Indian Ocean: Prince Edward Islands

Overall Rating

2.626 / 5

Market Names

Chilean Seabass

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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  • Longline (deep-set)