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Get Certified! Fisheries

Gain a competitive advantage in markets around the world where environmental credibility can play a decisive role in purchasing decisions.

Image showing proud fishermen holding an MSC ecolabel.

Benefits of MSC certification

Many MSC certified fisheries have achieved preferred supplier status and some have reported price premiums for their catch.

What is your fishery assessed against?

Find out what's involved in getting certified to the MSC's fishery standard.

Steps and costs to get your fishery certified

Find out the steps, costs and time involved with getting certified to the MSC's fishery standard.

Contact us with your questions

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 environmental standard for sustainable fishing.

Grants and support

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

After certification

What fisheries need to do after certification against the MSC environmental standard for sustainable fishing.

Latest news

First herring fishery in Canada achieves MSC certification

Oct 09, 2014

Atlantic herring purse seine fishery attains certification against the MSC standard.

Marine Stewardship Council publishes updated fisheries standard

Oct 01, 2014

Updated standard for MSC certification to apply from 1st April 2015.

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