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Fisheries Standard 3.0 implementation

Fisheries Standard 3.0 implementation

Timelines have been extended for the implementation of MSC Fisheries Standard Version 3.

The MSC Fisheries Standard

Our Standard is used to assess if a fishery is well-managed and sustainable, and reflects the most up-to-date understanding of internationally accepted fisheries science and management.   
The MSC Fisheries Standard

For certification bodies

In transition to MSC

Our In-Transition to MSC program supports fisheries to make measurable, independently verified progress towards certification.
In transition to MSC
Supporting fisheries

Supporting fisheries

The MSC provides tools and capacity building to support fishery improvement projects (FIPs). 

Fisheries explain why they choose the MSC

Sustainable fisheries are important for the future

Sustainable fisheries are important for the future

Ocean Stewardship Fund

The MSC awards grants for fishery improvements and important research in areas such as bycatch reduction, protecting marine habitats and climate change.
Ocean Stewardship Fund
Working with small-scale fisheries

Working with small-scale fisheries

We want to make sure that all fisheries – regardless of size and location – can use the MSC Fisheries Standard and operate sustainably.