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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...

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Brits willing to go the extra mile for sustainable fish and chips

Sep 23, 2016

A YouGov poll has revealed that UK fish and chip fans want certified sustainable fish and are prepared to travel to get it.

MSC certified sustainable seafood now in Colorado restaurants

Aug 18, 2016

Colorado restaurants Bamboo Sushi, To the Wind Bistro and Pub 17 on Welton Street, Wild Standard and Terra Bistro now serving MSC certified sustainable seafood.

Eat like an Olympian and support sustainable fishing

Aug 05, 2016

Olympic athletes are being treated to 100% certified sustainable Icelandic cod thanks, in part, to the extraordinary efforts of Iceland's fishermen.

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