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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

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 robust and credible 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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