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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

Wild Canadian Sockeye are here!

Aug 15, 2014

British Columbia Canada’s wonderful natural resource — the Sockeye Salmon return to the Fraser River.

Partner release: Trading places, hands-on student expedition brings MSC certified tuna fisheries closer together

Aug 14, 2014

Two aspiring pole and line fishers from the Maldives journey to WA state to learn how to fish for albacore tuna, in association with IPNLF

First North Atlantic blue whiting enters MSC assessment

Aug 13, 2014

A large group of Dutch, German, French, English, Lithuanian, Danish and Irish pelagic fishers has entered the first blue whiting fishery into MSC assessment.

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