How to Buy Fish Online
This trusted source, based in Bellingham, Washington, sells mussels, clams, scallops, and an amazing choice of canned seafood.
Best for: Alaskan salmon, cod, and halibut.
To buy: Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, vitalchoice.com, 800-608-4825. Bonus: Free shipping on orders over $99. (Enter the promo code REALFISH at checkout to receive 15 percent off a single order placed by December 31, 2014.)
Copper River Seafoods
This wild-seafood company, based in Anchorage, takes pride in harvesting Alaskan products from well-managed sources.
Best for: Salmon, cod, halibut, and red king crab.
To buy: Copper River Seafoods, copperriverseafoods.com, 907-865-5033. (Enter the promo code REALSIMPLE2014 at checkout to receive 15 percent off orders placed by July 31, 2014.)
I Love Blue Sea
This San Francisco–based sustainable-seafood retailer ships directly from the fishermen.
Best for: Lobster, clams, mussels, salmon, and oysters. Bonus: Check out the seafood-and oyster-of-the-month clubs for $99 each (includes shipping).
To buy: I Love Blue Sea, ilovebluesea.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Browne Trading Company
This Portland, Maine, company sells both farmed and wild fish that are fresh, not frozen.
Best for: Whole fish and fillets, with a focus on New England and European fisheries.
To buy: Browne Trading Company, shop.brownetrading.com, 800-944-7848.