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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

Scottish and French pelagic fleets join blue whiting assessment

Dec 12, 2014

Two new pelagic fishing groups have joined the multinational MSC assessment for North Atlantic blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou).

U.S. Acadian redfish, haddock and pollock otter trawl fishery begins MSC assessment process

Dec 11, 2014

The U.S. Acadian redfish haddock and Pollock otter trawl fishery has entered into MSC assessment.

MSC launches updated Benchmarking and Tracking tool

Dec 09, 2014

Benchmarking and Tracking Tool has been updated in accordance with changes to the MSC fisheries certification requirements.

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