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Fisheries in the MSC program

Find out about certified sustainable fisheries and those undergoing assessment against the MSC environmental standard for sustainable fishing.

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Get involved and comment on a fishery in assessement. Your input can help ensure well-informed, robust fisheries assessments.

Comment on an assessment

At each stage of a fishery assessment there is a chance for stakeholders to contribute - find out when and how.

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What is a fishery?

A ‘fishery’ in the MSC program may include one or more ‘units of certification’, defined by reference to target species and stock, geographic area, method, gear, practice and/or vessel type.

Why should I get involved?

If you are a stakeholder in a fishery, you are an essential source of information that will be needed to conduct a meaningful assessment of that fishery. Find out more about why you should get involved.

Latest news

Iceland Sustainable Fisheries saithe fishery is MSC certified

Sep 12, 2014

The fishery, which lands around 50,000 tonnes of saithe each year has been MSC certified as sustainable.

North Atlantic albacore fishery of Cantabrian fleets enters MSC full assessment

Sep 09, 2014

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has announced that the North Atlantic albacore fishery of Cantabrian fleets has initiated MSC full assessment

Maine lobster fishery enters assessment for MSC certification

Sep 08, 2014

The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association, Inc., has entered the Gulf of Maine lobster fishery into assessment against the MSC standard.

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