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Get Certified! Fisheries

MSC certified fisheries are pioneers that ensure the long term sustainability of marine environments. Find out more about getting certified.

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Benefits of MSC certification

MSC certified fisheries have the opportunity to supply 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.

Fisheries improving towards MSC certification

Information and tools for fisheries that wish to be certified as sustainable but do not yet meet the MSC Fisheries Standard.

After certification

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

Latest news

Certification of ling, tusk and lumpfish means 69% of Norwegian wild catch is MSC certified

Oct 10, 2017

After a thorough review of the Norwegian ling, tusk and lumpfish fisheries they have achieved MSC certification.

Iceland adds world’s 1st MSC certified tusk, wolf fish and blue ling to its portfolio

Oct 09, 2017

The newly-certified fishery will also increase the supply of MSC certified plaice to the UK.

MSC awards more than £200,000 for research projects in small scale and developing world fisheries

Sep 25, 2017

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has awarded funding of more than £200,000 to five projects that will aid small scale and developing world fisheries.

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