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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

First perch fishery from Russia enters MSC assessment

Jul 18, 2014

Businesses join together to enter small scale Russian freshwater fishery for assessment to global sustainability standard.

Mackerel fisheries unite to start MSC reassessment

Jul 10, 2014

Over 700 mackerel fishing vessels, from ten nations will start MSC reassessment today.

Bay of Biscay sardine fishery enters MSC full assessment

Jul 10, 2014

Sardine fishery follows Cantabrian anchovy fishery in undergoing MSC full assessment

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