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Over 500,000 MT of skipjack tuna entered into MSC full assessment

Apr 27, 2010

Up to 50% of all skipjack tuna caught in the Western and Central Pacific, which is managed by the eight states Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) will be assessed against the MSC standard for well-managed and sustainable fisheries.

Cornish fishermen go for MSC ecolabel to boost hake sales

Apr 23, 2010

The Cornish gill-net hake fishery has started its assessment for MSC certification.

UK’s Southwest beam trawlers start MSC assessment

Jan 20, 2010

The Channel and West Sustainable Trawling Group has entered its anglerfish, megrim and sole fisheries for full assessment

Famous clam fishery first to receive MSC certification in Southeast Asia

Nov 10, 2009

The Vietnam Ben Tre clam fishery has been certified as a sustainable and well-managed fishery

Canada Pacific halibut fishery first in British Columbia to achieve MSC sustainability certification

Sep 30, 2009

Sept. 30, 2009 (Seattle, WA)—The Canada Pacific halibut fishery of British Columbia has passed its assessment to earn Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for being a sustainable and well-managed fishery. It is the first fishery in B.C. to earn this distinction.

Kyoto Danish Seine Fishing Federation awarded Japan’s first MSC certificate

Sep 19, 2008

Japanese fishery is the first fishery in Asia to get certified.

Oregon pink shrimp fishery earns world’s first sustainable shrimp fishery certification

Dec 06, 2007

Oregon’s pink shrimp fishery has earned the world’s first sustainable shrimp certification under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification program.

Alaska salmon re-certified for sustainable fishing

Nov 05, 2007

The Alaska salmon fishery, which commercially harvests more than 160 million salmon a year, has been re-certified as meeting the Marine Stewardship Council’s environmental standard for sustainable fishing

Lobster fishery denied MSC ecolabel

Aug 08, 2007

Independent certifier Moody Marine has recommended that the North Eastern Sea Fisheries Committee (NESFC) Lobster fishery should not be certified as sustainable.