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MSC certified fisheries have the opportunity to supply markets where environmental credibility plays an increasing role in purchasing decisions.

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Benefits of MSC certification

MSC certified fisheries have the opportunity to suppply markets where environmental credibility plays an increasing role in purchasing decisions.

What is your fishery assessed against?

Find out what's involved in getting certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Steps and costs to get your fishery certified

Find out the steps, costs and time involved with getting certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Contact us

Call or email the relevant MSC representative who will be happy to answer your questions.

MSC Fisheries Standard explained

Understand the three principles of the MSC Fisheries Standard and how the scoring system works.

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Eligible fisheries for MSC certification

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

Grants and support

Your fishery or business might be eligible for a grant to undergo assessment against the MSC standards - find out more.

Fishery Improvement Tools

Fishery improvement tools for fisheries that wish to be certified but do not yet meet the MSC standard.

After certification

What fisheries need to do after certification against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Latest news

Cornish hake is MSC certified as sustainable

Jun 15, 2015

The UK's first hake fishery achieves MSC certification

SSLLC U.S. North Atlantic swordfish longline fishery achieves MSC certification

Jun 11, 2015

The Sustainable Swordfish LLC (SSLLC) U.S. North Atlantic swordfish longline fishery has attained certification to the global MSC standard.

Cook Islands albacore longline fishery achieves MSC certification

Jun 09, 2015

The Cook Islands South Pacific albacore longline fishery becomes the first Chinese tuna fleet to be certified by the Marine Stewardship Council

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