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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.

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

UK government’s healthy eating guidelines recommend MSC certified fish

Mar 31, 2016

The UK government’s official healthy eating guidelines now recommend that consumers choose fish from sustainable sources, including MSC certified seafood

Carrefour Italy chooses MSC for healthy oceans

Mar 30, 2016

European retail giant increases its commitment to sustainability and brings large selection of certified MSC labelled seafood to Italy.

New research reveals levels of consumer trust in seafood labelling

Mar 16, 2016

55% consumers have doubts about the seafood they buy, but 63% say ecolabels are a trusted source. DNA tests verify traceability of MSC labelled sustainable fish

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