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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.

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 an assessment to the MSC Fisheries Standard there is a chance for stakeholders to contribute. Find out when and how you can comment.

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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

Large Scandinavian fisheries enter MSC assessment

Apr 07, 2015

Fisheries from Denmark and Sweden catching four species aim to bring 500,000 tonnes of sustainable seafood, fish oil and fishmeal to European markets.

Partner release: Seafish and MSC unveil first of their kind ‘roadmaps’ for sustainable fisheries throughout England

Apr 01, 2015

Roadmaps will help secure seafood supplies from traditional inshore fleets.

First ever European anchovy fishery receives MSC certification

Apr 01, 2015

The Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay) anchovy fleet, a collaboration between several fishing guilds, achieves certification for it sustainable practices.

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