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Get Certified! Fisheries

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

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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

Bay of Fundy herring fishery in Canada enters MSC assessment process

Mar 31, 2015

The Canada 4VWX purse seine herring fishery has voluntarily entered into assessment against the MSC standard.

Canada redfish fishery begins MSC assessment process

Mar 31, 2015

The Canada 3LN Division redfish fishery taking place on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland has entered the MSC assessment process.

Japan’s Meiho tuna fishery enters MSC assessment

Mar 31, 2015

Shiogama-based pole-and-line skipjack and albacore operation becomes the first Japanese tuna fishery to be assessed against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

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