Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) © Scandinavian Fishing Year Book
The toothfish, also known as Chilean Sea Bass, can live up to 50 years and does not reach sexual maturity until about 9 years of age. The MSC would like to advise consumers that they should only buy Chilean sea bass if it carries the MSC ecolabel and comes from a certified sustainable toothfish fishery.
This fish’s fine quality meat means it is considered to be luxury seafood in the USA, Japan and the EU.
Where to buy sustainable toothfish
Use our Where to buy search to find shops and restaurants selling sustainable toothfish near you.