Sustainable fishery examples

We're part of a collective effort to restore ocean health. Read the inspirational sustainable fishery stories about passionate people fishing with the future in mind.

The MSC program is a collective effort that could not exist without the many fishers around the world who work to safeguard stocks, ecosystems and their own livelihoods. 

Fishing is more than just a job, it forms the backbone of many communities. When you buy sustainable seafood with the blue fish tick, you're supporting work to protect our ocean and ensure seafood forever.

Read about the passionate people bringing sustainable seafood to your plate.

Sustainable fisheries in New Zealand

Sustainable fisheries in Western Australia

Sustainable fisheries in South Australia

Sustainable fisheries in the Southern Ocean

Sustainable fisheries in the Western Central Pacific Ocean

Sustainable fisheries in India

Sustainable fisheries in Vietnam

Sustainable fisheries in Japan

Sustainable fisheries in the United States

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Our approach

Our approach

Our approach means everyone can play a part in that future while enjoying seafood, not avoiding it.

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Our collective impact

Our collective impact

For more than 20 years fisheries, scientists, consumers and industry have been part of a collective effort to make sure our oceans are fished sustainably.

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What is sustainable fishing?

What is sustainable fishing?

Sustainable fishing means leaving enough fish in the ocean, respecting habitats and ensuring people who depend on fishing can maintain their livelihoods.

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Teach and learn about sustainable fishing

Teach and learn about sustainable fishing

Use our curriculum-relevant teaching and learning resources to discover how we can help keep our oceans healthy for generations to come.

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