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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.

Image showing proud fishermen holding an MSC ecolabel.

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

La Scapêche begins MSC assessment for its blue ling, roundnose grenadier and black scabbardfish fishery

Jan 15, 2015

Another French fishery begins assessment against the world’s most recognised standard for sustainable fishing.

Traditional small boat Icelandic lumpfish fishery is MSC certified

Jan 15, 2015

The world's first lumpfish fishery achieves MSC certification in Iceland.

Aker BioMarine secures sustainable future for krill in the Antarctic Southern Ocean

Jan 09, 2015

The Aker BioMarine’s Antarctic krill fishery has been recertified against the world’s most robust standard for environmentally sustainable fishing.

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