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Fisheries in the MSC program

Find out about certified sustainable fisheries and those undergoing assessment against the MSC environmental standard for sustainable fishing.

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Get involved and comment on a fishery in assessement. Your input can help ensure well-informed, robust fisheries assessments.

Comment on an assessment

At each stage of an assessment to the MSC Fisheries Standard there is a chance for stakeholders to contribute. Find out when and how you can comment.

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What is a fishery?

A ‘fishery’ in the MSC program may include one or more ‘units of certification’, defined by reference to target species and stock, geographic area, method, gear, practice and/or vessel type.

Latest news

Scottish haddock fishermen look to the future with 2020 vision

May 12, 2015

Reassessment follows a positive report on certification's impact on the Scottish haddock industry.

Greenland lands MSC certificates for Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe fisheries

May 11, 2015

12,000 tonnes of white fish MSC certified

Western Australia rock lobster celebrates 15 sustainable years and strengthens ties with Asia

May 01, 2015

World’s first MSC certified fishery celebrates 15 years of sustainability. Increased ties with export market China, where certified seafood demand is growing.

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