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The MSC is partnering with sustainable fisheries across the globe, from large-scale industrial fisheries to small artisanal fisheries, to drive the market for sustainable seafood.

Reaching out to fisheries in South America

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’ 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.

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Australia's Western Rock Lobster Council finalist for UN World Environment Day Awards

May 27, 2015

The Western Rock Lobster Council (WRLC) is among the finalists for the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) World Environment Day Awards, 2015.

Nova Scotia and New Brunswick inshore lobster fishery achieves MSC certification

May 26, 2015

Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster trap fishery is now MSC certified.

South Africa hake celebrates third successful certification

May 26, 2015

South Africa's hake trawl fishery is celebrating 11 years of MSC certification, following the announcement of a third successful assessment.

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