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"Approved Establishments" are those processing establishments or vessels that have voluntarily contracted with the NOAA Seafood Inspection Program for inspection services and have been sanitarily inspected, approved, and certified by the program as being capable of producing safe, wholesome products in accordance with specific quality regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

This list is can be used as a reference for determining which fishery products have been produced in fish establishments approved by the NOAA Seafood Inspection Program.


U.S. Department of Commerce/NOAA Fisheries • 1315 East West Highway • Silver Spring, MD 20910 • Phone (301) 427-8300 • Toll Free (800) 422-2750

Our Vision:

  • "An informed society that has confidence in the seafood that they purchase, sell and consume today and in the future."

Our Mission:

  • To ensure the safety and quality as well as enhance the marketability and sustainability of seafood products for the benefit of the American consumer by providing science based inspection services to the seafood industry.