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Benefits of MSC certification

MSC certified fisheries have the opportunity to supply markets where environmental credibility plays an increasing role in purchasing decisions.

What is your fishery assessed against?

Find out what's involved in getting certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Steps and costs to get your fishery certified

Find out the steps, costs and time involved with getting certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Contact us

Call or email the relevant MSC representative who will be happy to answer your questions.

MSC Fisheries Standard explained

Understand the three principles of the MSC Fisheries Standard and how the scoring system works.

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Eligible fisheries for MSC certification

Find out which fisheries are eligible to be assessed against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Grants and support

Your fishery or business might be eligible for a grant to undergo assessment against the MSC standards - find out more.

Fisheries improving towards MSC certification

Information and tools for fisheries that wish to be certified as sustainable but do not yet meet the MSC Fisheries Standard.

After certification

What fisheries need to do after certification against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Latest news

Japanese Tuna Fishery in Tsunami-hit region gets global recognition for sustainability

Oct 17, 2016

Meiho’s pole-and-line caught skipjack and albacore tuna can now carry the MSC label.

New report shows accelerated growth in the sustainable seafood supply chain

Oct 12, 2016

MSC certified catch has increased by 6% since 2014-15, while the MSC certified supply chain has climbed 16% reveals Annual Report.

Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe fishery continues to prove its sustainability

Sep 20, 2016

The Barents Sea fishery of cod, haddock and saithe has been recertified against the world’s most robust standard for environmentally sustainable fishing.

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