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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

Objection filed to proposed MSC certification of the SSLLC US North Atlantic swordfish longline fishery

Sep 30, 2014

A registered stakeholder has filed an objection to the outcome of an independent assessment

Small pelagic fishery goes under the spotlight

Sep 25, 2014

Australia’s small pelagic fishery is going under the microscope to be measured against MSC's standard for sustainable fishing.

Portuguese Sardine Fishery update: suspension of MSC certification

Sep 22, 2014

MSC announced the suspension of the Portuguese sardine purse seine fishery after IFC withdrew the certification following the fourth surveillance audit report.

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