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Benefits of MSC certification

MSC certified fisheries have the opportunity to suppply markets where environmental credibility plays an increasing role in purchasing decisions.

What is your fishery assessed against?

Find out what's involved in getting certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Steps and costs to get your fishery certified

Find out the steps, costs and time involved with getting certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Contact us

Call or email the relevant MSC representative who will be happy to answer your questions.

MSC Fisheries Standard explained

Understand the three principles of the MSC Fisheries Standard and how the scoring system works.

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Eligible fisheries for MSC certification

Find out which fisheries are eligible to be assessed against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Grants and support

Your fishery or business might be eligible for a grant to undergo assessment against the MSC standards - find out more.

Tools for Fisheries Improvement

Improvement tools for fisheries that wish to be certified but do not yet meet the MSC standard.

After certification

What fisheries need to do after certification against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Latest news

Large Scandinavian fisheries enter MSC assessment

Apr 07, 2015

Fisheries from Denmark and Sweden catching four species aim to bring 500,000 tonnes of sustainable seafood, fish oil and fishmeal to European markets.

Partner release: Seafish and MSC unveil first of their kind ‘roadmaps’ for sustainable fisheries throughout England

Apr 01, 2015

Roadmaps will help secure seafood supplies from traditional inshore fleets.

First ever European anchovy fishery receives MSC certification

Apr 01, 2015

The Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay) anchovy fleet, a collaboration between several fishing guilds, achieves certification for it sustainable practices.

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