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Fisheries and seafood businesses can get certified to the MSC standards to show that they support sustainable fishing and gain access to the growing market. Find out how.

Dutch fisherman Jan Kramer and MSC logo

Use the MSC ecolabel

The blue MSC label communicates sustainability to your customers. Get a licence to display it on your seafood products or marketing materials.

Find a certification body

Find certifiers around the world accredited to carry out assessments against the MSC standards for fisheries or Chain of Custody.

Become a certification body

If you are a certification body, find out how to get independently accredited to carry out assessments against the MSC standards.

Fisheries: Get certified!

Secure markets securing livelihoods and conserving the marine environment for the future.

Supply chain businesses: Get certified!

Show commitment to sustainable seafood to your customers - get certified and use the MSC ecolabel.

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Get certified! Restaurants

An overview of the MSC Chain of Custody certification and what to expect during each stage of the certification process.

Eligible fisheries for MSC certification

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

Sustainable seafood stories

The MSC program could not exist without the fishers’ who work to safeguard fish stocks, ecosystems and their own livelihoods. These are their stories...

Latest news

First Japanese MSC certified seafood restaurant to open in Tokyo

Apr 28, 2017

Restaurant "BLUE" will be Japan's first independent seafood restaurant to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified seafood.

MSC and ASC welcome Lidl to discuss the power of partnerships

Apr 26, 2017

The MSC and ASC join leading producers and buyers at the Seafood Futures Forum to discuss how partnerships are driving change and keeping seafood secure.

DNA testing: Is your Friday night takeaway the reel deal?

Apr 21, 2017

Fish and chip shops without an MSC certificate are 5 times more likely to serve the wrong species. But the industry is far ahead of the global average.

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