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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.

Have your say

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 is usually defined by reference to any or all of the following: target species and stock, methods and geographic area. As such, there is variation.

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North Sea cod faces ultimate test to assess whether it is sustainable

May 19, 2016

North Sea cod has today entered Marine Stewardship Council assessment - widely regarded as the ultimate test of seafood sustainability.

Bratsk freshwater perch fishery achieves MSC certification

May 19, 2016

Russian small scale inland fishery attains sustainability standard with view to selling ecolabelled perch across European markets.

FROM Nord sole fishery achieves MSC certification with support from French retail giant

May 12, 2016

With support from leading French retailer, Carrefour, the artisanal sole fishery in the Eastern Channel and North Sea has achieved MSC certification.

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