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Benefits of MSC certification

MSC certified fisheries have the opportunity to suppply 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.

Fishery Improvement Tools

Fishery improvement tools for fisheries that wish to be certified but do not yet meet the MSC standard.

After certification

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

Latest news

Pink shrimp is Washington’s first state-managed MSC certified sustainable fishery

Oct 08, 2015

Pacific Northwest pink shrimp from Oregon and Washington are now certified as sustainable

Lake Erie fishermen obtain global recognition for sustainable fishing

Oct 08, 2015

Canada welcomes the fourth and largest commercial freshwater fishery in the world with Lake Erie yellow perch and walleye

Large Norwegian fishery again proven sustainable

Oct 08, 2015

Norway’s North East Arctic cod and haddock fishery, the largest of its kind in the world, has been re-certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

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