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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.

Have your say

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

Small pelagic fishery goes under the spotlight

Sep 25, 2014

Australia’s small pelagic fishery is going under the microscope to be measured against MSC's standard for sustainable fishing.

Portuguese Sardine Fishery update: suspension of MSC certification

Sep 22, 2014

MSC announced the suspension of the Portuguese sardine purse seine fishery after IFC withdrew the certification following the fourth surveillance audit report.

New reports reveal a turning tide for sustainable seafood

Sep 17, 2014

Reports show how seafood producers, retailers and consumers are helping to deliver improvements to the sustainability of ecosystems, fish stocks and livelihoods

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