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First North Atlantic blue whiting fisheries become MSC Certified

Feb 11, 2016

International group fishing for North Atlantic blue whiting (Micromesistious poutassaou) is now certified.

First octopus fishery achieves MSC certification

Feb 11, 2016

A Spanish octopus fishery has become certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

PNA yellowfin tuna secures MSC certification

Feb 04, 2016

Yellowfin caught by the PNA Western and Central Pacific free school purse seine fishery is now eligible to carry the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel.

Dutch, German and Danish shrimp fleets come together to seek MSC certification

Jan 28, 2016

Fishing organisations from Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany are partnering for the sustainability assessment of their North Sea brown shrimp operations.

One of Northern Russia's oldest fishing fleets achieves MSC certification

Jan 26, 2016

The Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF) in Russia has been certified to the Marine Stewardship (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

Largest US fishery proves it’s sustainable, again

Jan 14, 2016

Alaska pollock fishery certified to MSC Fisheries Standard again.

First U.S. Clam Fishery Embarks on Sustainable Fishing Assessment

Dec 22, 2015

The Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog fishery has become the first clam fishery in the U.S. to step forward for assessment to the MSC.

MSC certificates for Eastern Baltic Sea cod fisheries suspended

Dec 17, 2015

Stock status issues mean cod from all five Eastern Baltic Sea cod fisheries will no longer be eligfible to carry the MSC ecolabel.

Final determination on Echebastar Indian Ocean tuna fishery

Nov 17, 2015

The Echebastar Indian Ocean purse seine tuna fishery has been unable to meet the requirements to achieve MSC certification.

ISF Icelandic ling is first ling to be MSC certified

Nov 11, 2015

Iceland Sustainable Fisheries has extended its programme of MSC certification adding Icelandic ling to its growing list of MSC certified fisheries.