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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

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.

Industry Update: MSC and New England Aquarium developing bycatch mitigation and information tool

Nov 20, 2014

The MSC and New England Aquarium are seeking feedback for an online Bycatch Information Exchange tool.

Prince Edward Island lobster trap fishery achieves MSC certification

Nov 17, 2014

Lobster from the PEI lobster trap fishery is now eligible to carry the blue MSC ecolabel.

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