Fisheries are expected to collapse by 2050 if we do not start to consume sustainable seafood. This potential collapse is being caused by a variety of issues such as overfishing, bycatch, and poor fisheries management. This has caused 57% of the fish species to be fully exploited, meaning the fish are being caught at the same rate of reproduction and any further increase will lead to overfishing. For our oceans to recover, it’s important that everyone, especially restaurant decision-makers, commit to making more sustainable seafood choices. Here’s a great video about different fishing methods, farmed fish vs. wild fish, and how to support sustainable fisheries: So, what can restaurants do? 1.