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Track a fishery

The MSC is partnering with sustainable fisheries across the globe, from large-scale industrial fisheries to small artisanal fisheries, to drive the market for sustainable seafood.

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

French retail giant Carrefour sponsors producers' organisation for assessment of its sole fishery

Nov 27, 2014

Carrefour, is offering its financial support to FROM Nord to encourage the Eastern Channel and North Sea sole fishery to begin an MSC assessment.

Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery earns MSC re-certification

Nov 25, 2014

The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification.

Fisheries update: November 2014

Nov 21, 2014

New fisheries from around the world have been certified to and entered assessment against the MSC standard for sustainability.

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