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Certified Sustainable Seafood

We’re the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - an international nonprofit on a mission to end overfishing and ensure seafood is caught sustainably. Help us support healthy oceans, protect food security, and preserve livelihoods.

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Sustainable Seafood That’s Healthy for You and the Ocean Too

What does the MSC blue fish label mean?

What does the MSC blue fish label mean?

The little blue fish provides assurance that the seafood you chose came from a certified sustainable fishery.

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Where to buy MSC certified seafood

Where to buy MSC certified seafood

Find certified sustainable seafood with the blue fish label at grocery stores and restaurants near you.

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Seafood is vital for healthy food systems

Seafood is vital for healthy food systems

Did you know that fish and seafood are important contributors to food security?

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Meet Our Ambassadors

Gregory Gourdet, Chef Ambassador

Gregory Gourdet, Chef Ambassador

Chef Gregory is a Top Chef runner up and judge, published author, and strong advocate for sustainable seafood. He is passionate about continuing his seafood education as a chef and sharing the importance of sustainable seafood with Americans.

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Tiare Boyes, Fisherman Ambassador

Tiare Boyes, Fisherman Ambassador

Tiare is a Pacific halibut fish harvester, marine conservationist, former participant in the UN Food Champions Network, commercial diver, underwater photographer, and artist. She’s written several articles for the MSC about the important role sustainable seafood plays in global food security, and what it’s like to both conserve and catch fish.

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Charlotte Langley, Chef Ambassador

Charlotte Langley, Chef Ambassador

Chef Charlotte has been with the MSC since 2017. She is the CEO and founder of Scout Canning and is passionate about seafood education. She creates engaging online content on a wide range of topics from how to thaw and cook various types of seafood, to what to look for when shopping, to recipes and how-to guides.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

As people learn more about the sustainable seafood movement, we’re asked more and more questions. Here, we’ve shared some commonly asked questions about the Marine Stewardship Council and the larger world of sustainable seafood:

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How is the MSC funded?

How is the MSC funded?

The MSC is fortunate to benefit from the generous support of donors who share our mission and vision. We also receive funds when our partners choose to use the blue MSC label as a mark of the sustainability of their products.

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