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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

New fisheries certified, re-certified and in assessment

Oct 30, 2014

Since our last newsletter in June, two fisheries were certified, one was re-certified and two entered full assessment in the Americas region.

First herring fishery in Canada achieves MSC certification

Oct 09, 2014

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

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