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Responsibly Sourced Seafood
Sustainable Seafood for Generations to Come

Harris Teeter prides itself on offering the highest quality seafood from sustainable sources. We are committed to long-term partnerships with fisherman, communities and suppliers that practice and support responsible fishing and sustainable management of our rivers and oceans.

Our commitment ensures that our seafood partners maintain the highest standards whether they are providing Harris Teeter wild caught fish or farm raised seafood. As stewards of our environment, we realize by investment in our oceans and rivers today we will provide our children and future generations the health benefits provided by fish and seafood for years to come.

Globally, as more people become health-conscious consumers and demand increases for seafood it is critical to support sustainable fishing and aquaculture practices. Sustainable fishing practices allow any particular threatened fish populations to recover to a healthy level. This is accomplished by an extensive fisheries management system both domestically and internationally using sound scientific evidence and advice.

In addition, it is equally important to preserve areas throughout the world’s oceans, known as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), to help ensure they remain healthy. On land, our national and state park systems have set aside protected areas that will ensure that the biodiversity of our nation is maintained. Harris Teeter supports the establishment of MPAs throughout the world’s oceans to accomplish the same goal.

In support of MPAs, we have pledged not to buy or sell any seafood harvested from the Ross Sea. By taking the “Ross Sea Pledge,” we encourage the nations who are members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources to designate the entire Ross Sea as an MPA.

Farm raised seafood is a sustainable source of food that meets the ever-growing demand for seafood across or nation and around the world. Responsible aquaculture adheres to strict guidelines that do not adversely affect the surrounding ecosystem or damage native species. In order to keep seafood abundant and available for generations to come, we at Harris Teeter feel it is important to support sustainable practices.

Please click on the links below to learn more about the seafood selection found at Harris Teeter:


Wild Caught Fish Farm Raised Fish | Lobsters | Crab  | Shrimp | Shellfish




 Wild Caught Fish at Harris Teeter

Sockeye SalmonSockeye Salmon, Alaska, USA
(Oncorhynchus Nerka)

Sustainability Verification:
Marine Stewardship Council
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Gill Net
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Alaska State Constitution, Alaska Fish and Game. National Marine Fisheries Service, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Escapement quota system
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Sockeye SalmonSockeye Salmon, British Columbia, Canada
(Oncorhynchus Nerka)

Sustainability Verification: Marine Stewardship Council
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Gill Net
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Escapement quota system
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Coho SalmonCoho Salmon, Alaska, USA
(Oncorhynchus Kisutch)

Sustainability Verification: Marine Stewardship Council
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Gill Net
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Alaska State Constitution, Alaska Fish and Game. National Marine Fisheries Service, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Escapement quota system
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Pacific HalibutHalibut, Alaska, USA
(Hippoglossus Stenocepis)

Sustainability Verification: Marine Stewardship Council
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: To plant yes, to vessel no
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): North Pacific Fishery Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fish and Game, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Atlantic CodNorth Atlantic Cod, Maine, USA
(
Gadus Morhua)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line, Long line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Multiple State Department of Marine Resources, Department New England Fisheries Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota, Individual Transferable Quota

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Atlantic CodNorth Atlantic Cod, Iceland
(Gadus Morhua)

Sustainability Verification: Global Trust Certification
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Ministry of Fisheries, Reykjavik, Iceland, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds
Pacific CodPacific Cod, Alaska, USA
(Gadus Macrocephalus)  

Sustainability Verification: Marine Stewardship Council
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Pot Caught and Trawl
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): North Pacific Fishery Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Service, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota

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HaddockNorth Atlantic Haddock, Iceland
(Melanogrammus Aeglefinus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System, currently under Marine Stewardship assessment
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 27
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Ministry of Fisheries, Reykjavik, Iceland, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds
HaddockNorth Atlantic Haddock, USA
(Melanogrammus Aeglefinus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line, Long line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Multiple State Department of Marine Resources, New England Fisheries Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota, Individual Transferable Quota

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FlounderFlounder, North Atlantic, USA
(Pseudopleuronectes Americanus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line, long line and trawler
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Multiple State Department of Marine Resources, New England Fisheries Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Council Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota, Individual; Transferable Quota

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Rock SoleRock Sole, Alaska, USA
(Lepidopsetta Bilineata)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System, currently under Marine Stewardship assessment
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Trawl
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Alaska Fish and Game, National Marine Fisheries, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Quota System
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Flounder, Mid Atlantic, USA
(Paralichthys Lethostigma)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Pound Net
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): NC/SC Marine Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Services, South Atlantic Fishery management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

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Mahi MahiMahi Mahi, Ecuador SA
(Coryphaena Hippurus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Catch reporting System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught/Circle hooks
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 87
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Government of Ecuador, Subsecrataria de Recursos Pesqueros – SRP (Subsecretary of Fishing Resources), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
Mahi MahiMahi Mahi, Panama
(Coryphaena Hippurus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Catch reporting System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught/Circle hooks
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 77
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Gov't of Panama, Autoridad de Recursos Acuaticos de Panama - ARAP (Marine Resource Authority of Panama), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
SwordfishSwordfish, Ecuador
(Xiphias Gladius)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Catch reporting System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line/Circle hooks
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 87
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Government of Ecuador, Subsecrataria de Recursos Pesqueros – SRP (Subsecretary of Fishing Resources), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations

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CorvinaCorvina, Suriname SA
(Cynoscion Acoupa)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line, Circle hooks
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Gov't of Suriname, Stichting VKI (Viskeuringsinstituut), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
RockfishRockfish, East Coast, USA
(Morone Saxatilis)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to yes no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): National Marine Fishery Service, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal Fishery

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PlaiceEuropean Plaice, North Atlantic, Iceland
(Pleuronectes Platessa)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 27
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Ministry of Fisheries, Reykjavik, Iceland, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota
King MackeralKing Mackerel, East Coast, USA
(Scomberomorus Cavalla)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): FL/NC/SC Marine Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Services, South Atlantic Fishery management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal Fishery

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Amber JackAmber Jack, East Coast, USA
(Seriola Dumerili)

Sustainability Verification:
Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Florida Marine Fisheries Management, Marine Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Services, South Atlantic Fishery management Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal Fishery
Yellowfin TunaTuna (Yellowfin), Phillipines
(Thunnus Albacares)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Catch Reporting System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 71 & 77
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): United Nations-Food and Agriculture Organization, Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, National Marine Fisheries Service, Philippines Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Use of super spooling system gear, circle hooks to minimize sea-turtle and by-catch, monofilament line and bird scaring line with no bird catch noted by on board observers
Tuna (Yellow Fin), Ecuador
(Thunnus Albacares)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Catch reporting System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught/Circle hooks
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 87
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization, Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, National Marine Fisheries Service, Ecuador Government, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Subsecrataria de Recursos Pesqueros – SRP (Subsecretary of Fishing Resources) Catch Reporting System
Red GrouperRed Grouper, Mexico
(Epinephelus Morio)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught/Circle hooks
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Gov't of Mexico, Secretaria de Agricultura,  Ganaderia, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentacion – SAGARPA (Secretary of Agriculuture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fish and Food), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations, Open and Closed Season

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Silk SnapperCaribbean Whole Snapper, Suriname SA
(Lutjanus Purpureus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Gov't of Suriname, Stichting VKI (Viskeuringsinstituut), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Harvested to Quota
Lane SnapperPacific Lane Snapper, Panama
(Lutjanus Guttatus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Catch reporting System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Hook and Line
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 77
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Gov't of Panama, Autoridad de Recursos Acuaticos de Panama - ARAP (Marine Resource Authority of Panama), Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
Silk SnapperSnapper, Indonesia
(Pristipomoides spp. and Lutjanus spp.)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Method of Catch Regulations
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Ministry of Fisheries Indonesia, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations
GrouperGrouper, Indonesia
(Epinephelus spp.)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Method of Catch Regulations
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Long line caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Ministry of Fisheries Indonesia, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Catch Reporting System, Method of Catch Regulations

Farm Raised Fish at Harris Teeter

Organic Atlantic Salmon, Ireland
(Salmo Salar)

Sustainability Verification: Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association, Natruland Verband (Germany), Bio Suisse (Switzerland) and Qualité France.
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farm yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 27
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association, Natruland, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Farm Raised- Self managed processes.
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Special diets that contain only organic, natural ingredients and are free of genetically modified products. Stocking densities are low, in line with organic welfare concepts. This calculates out at just 0.5% to 1% of fish by volume in the water, less than half that of conventional farms.
Atlantic SalmonAtlantic Salmon, Canada
(Salmo Salar)

Sustainability Verification: Global Trust Certification, Seafood Trust CQS and Eco Label
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farm yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Canadian Food Inspection Agency Federal government, Department of Fisheries Provincial government, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Farm Raised- Self managed processes.
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Improved feed utilization, no growth hormones, best in class animal husbandry, pen rotation with allowing pens to fallow, full traceability, reduced energy usage as well as reduced packaging and waste.
CatfishCatfish, North Carolina, USA
(Ictalurus Punctatus)

Sustainability Verification: US Food and Drug Administration
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to pond yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): USDC NMFS HACCP/QMP; US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Good Manufacturing Practice regulations, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Farm Raised- Self managed processes.
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Closed water system, US Environmental Protection Agency limits pollution under Clean Water Act (NPDES Permit), compliance with North Carolina water quality standards, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) limits drug use and discharge under Federal Food, recycle fish manure as compost.
Rainbow TroutRainbow Trout, Idaho and North Carolina, USA
(Oncorhynchus Mykiss)

Sustainability Verification: US Food and Drug Administration
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farm yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): USDC NMFS HACCP/QMP; US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Good Manufacturing Practice regulations, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Farm Raised- Self managed processes.
Additional Sustainability Attributes: US Environmental Protection Agency limits pollution under Clean Water Act (NPDES Permit); compliance with Idaho water quality standards; US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) limits drug use and discharge under Federal Food, comply with State of Idaho water rights administration; use non-lethal animal depredation exclusion; recycle fish manure as compost.
TilapiaTilapia, China
(Oreochromis Niloticus)

Sustainability Verification: Global Aquaculture Alliance, Aquaculture Certification Council Certified
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farm yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Certification and Accreditation Administration of the Peoples Republic of China, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Farm Raised- Self managed processes.
Additional Sustainability Attributes: British Retail Consortium Certified, International Standard Organization 9001/40001 Certificate
BranzinoBranzino, Greece
(Dicentrarchus Labrax)

Sustainability Verification: Ocean Wise
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farm yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Artic CharArtic Char, Iceland
(Salevelinus Alpinus)

Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farm yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Icelandic Aquaculture Association, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Farm Raised- Self managed processes.
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Land-based tank system

Lobsters at Harris Teeter

LobsterNorth Atlantic Lobster, Canada
(Homarus Americanus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal Fishery, Quota System
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Seasonal fishery; 6 days fishing days per week; stock assessment, limited licensing; trap limit per license and per line; regulated trap design; carapace size, berried females protected; harvesters collaborate with DFO on other conservation measures for their areas

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North Atlantic Lobster, USA
(Homarus Americanus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation and Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): National Marine Fisheries Service, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal Fishery, Quota System
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Seasonal fishery; stock assessment, limited licensing; trap limit per license and per line; regulated trap design; carapace size, berried females protected; harvesters collaborate with NMFS on other conservation measures for their areas

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Crab at Harris Teeter

Blue CrabBlue Crab Crabmeat, Virginia, USA
(Calinetes Sapidus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Virginia Marine Resource Comm., Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal, Time, Size, Catch and Gear Restrictions
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Close Winter Dredge Fishery
Snow CrabSnow Crab Clusters, Canada
(Chionoecetes Opilio)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, open/closed season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota

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Snow Crab Clusters, Alaska, USA
(Chionoecetes Opilio)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, open/closed season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Alaska State Constitution, Alaska Fish and Game. National Marine Fisheries Service, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Rock Crab Clusters, Canada
(Cancer Irroratus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, open/closed season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Stock Assessment
King CrabRed King Crab, Alaska, USA
(Paralithodes Camtschaticus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, open/closed season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 61 & 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Alaska State Constitution, Alaska Fish and Game. National Marine Fisheries Service, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

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Dungeness CrabsDungeness Crab, USA
(Metacarcinus Magister)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Traps/Pot Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 67
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Alaska State Constitution, Alaska Fish and Game. National Marine Fisheries Service, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Quota System, Open Closed Season
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds

Shrimp at Harris Teeter

White ShrimpWhite Shrimp, Thailand
(Penaeus Vannamei)

Sustainability Verification: Global Aquaculture Alliance, Aquaculture Certification Council Certified
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: Traceable to plant, farm and hatchery
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Thai Department of Fisheries DOF, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Semi Intensive Aquaculture
Additional Sustainability Attributes: British Retail Consortium Certified, International Standard Organization 9001/22000, Global Food Safety Initiative Standard compliant, fully integrated producer
Black Tiger ShrimpBlack Tiger Shrimp, Vietnam
(Penaeus Monodon)

Sustainability Verification: Global Aquaculture Alliance, Aquaculture Certification Council Certified
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: Traceable to plant, farm and hatchery
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Vietnamese Ministry NAFIQAD, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Semi Intensive Aquaculture
Additional Sustainability Attributes: British Retail Consortium Certified, International Standard Organization 9001/22000, Global Food Safety Initiative Standard compliant, fully integrated producer
Gulf ShrimpWhite Shrimp, Atlantic and Gulf, USA
(Lithodes Aequispinus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Trawl Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To the plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Multiple State Department of Marine Resources, South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council, Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Open and Closed Seasons
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds, TED’s, BRD’S

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Gulf ShrimpWild Caught Brown Shrimp, Gulf, USA
(Farttanepenaeus Aztecus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Trawl Caught
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To the plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Multiple State Department of Marine Resources, South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council, Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Council, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Open and Closed Seasons
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Marine Protected Areas in fishing grounds, TED’s, BRD’S

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Shellfish at Harris Teeter

Cherrystone ClamsCherrystone Clams, Virginia, USA
(Mercenaria Mercenaria)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Dredge
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Virginia Marine Resource Comm., Mid Atlantic Fishery Management, National Marine Fisheries Services, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Seasonal Area Restrictions and Closures
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Close Winter Dredge Fishery
MusselsMussels, Maine, USA
(Mytilus Edulis)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Dredge
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): National Marine Fisheries Services NMFS, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Harvest regulations, State Mandated Min Size
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Protected Areas in Fishing Grounds
Steamer ClamsSteamer Clams, Maine, USA
(Mya Arenaria)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Handpicked/Dug
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to digger yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): State Mandated Min Size, National Marine Fisheries Services NMFS, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Harvest Regulations-Quantity
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Protected Areas in Fishing Grounds
Mahogany Clams, Maine, USA
(Artica Islandica)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Dragged
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Federal Individual Fishing, NMFS, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Harvest Quota
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Established Protected Areas in Fishing Grounds
OystersOysters, Virginia, USA
(Crassostrea Virginica)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Dredge
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to zone yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Virginia Marine Resource Commission, Virginia Health and Shellfish Sanitation Department, National Marine Fisheries Services, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Individual Fishing Quota
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Re-seeding program in place
Sea ScallopsSea Scallops, North/Mid Atlantic, USA
(Placopecten Megallanicus)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Country Conservation, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Bottom Dredge
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21 & 31
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): National Marine Fisheries Service, New England Fishery Management Council, National Marine Fisheries Services, Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
Management System: Fishing Quota

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Bay ScallopsBay Scallops, Mexico
(Argopecten Circularis)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management, Quota System, Open/Closed Season
Method of Production: Wild Caught
Method of Harvest: Diver Caught/Handpicked
Traceability to plant and vessel if wild caught: To plant yes, to vessel no
FAO Catch Area: Zone 77
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), Food and Agriculture Organization
Management System: Fishing Quota
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Diver Caught
Littleneck ClamsLittleneck Clams, Virginia, USA
(Mercenaria Mercenaria)

Sustainability Verification: Fisheries Management System
Method of Production: Farm Raised
Traceability to plant and farm/pond/pen if farmed: To plant yes, to farms yes
FAO Catch Area: Zone 21
Fisheries Management Body (Governance): Virginia Marine Resource Commission, Virginia Health and Shellfish Sanitation Department, National Marine Fisheries Services, Food and Agriculture Organization
Management System: Self Control of Production
Additional Sustainability Attributes: Controlled plant and harvest of products and grounds

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