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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.

Reaching out to fisheries in South America

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's MSC assessment there is a chance for stakeholders to contribute. Find out when and how you can comment on an assessment.

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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.

Latest news

Gaspésie lobster fishery in Quebec, Canada, achieves MSC certification

Mar 05, 2015

The lobster fishery on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada, has earned certification against the global MSC standard.

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 recognised 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.

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