Chapter 16. New England Aquarium: Supporting Environmentally Responsible Seafood Choices

  1. Dr Trevor Ward2 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips3
  1. Heather Tausig,
  2. Dr Michael Tlusty,
  3. Lydia Bergen,
  4. Dr Gregory Stone and
  5. Kathleen Szleper

Published Online: 20 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch16

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Tausig, H., Tlusty, M., Bergen, L., Stone, G. and Szleper, K. (2008) New England Aquarium: Supporting Environmentally Responsible Seafood Choices, in Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice (eds T. Ward and B. Phillips), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Author Information

  1. New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162661

Online ISBN: 9781444301380

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Keywords:

  • decision-ranking tool;
  • wild fisheries decision-ranking tool (WDRT);
  • aquaculture decision-ranking tool (ADRT);
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN);
  • outcomes - industry-related, consumer-related;
  • ChoiceCatch;
  • ecologically sustainable management;
  • BirdLife International;
  • corporate seafood advisory programme - protect fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The New England Aquarium

  • The Aquarium's programme

  • Encouraging increased fishery performance

  • The Aquarium's decision-ranking tool

  • Applying the decision-ranking tool to business recommendations

  • Expectations for outcomes

  • New directions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References