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Bahamian spiny lobster fishery embarks on sustainability assessment

Jan 12, 2017

The Bahamian spiny lobster fishery has stepped forward for assessment to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) global standard for sustainable fishing.

Argentine anchovy fishery proves it’s sustainable, again

Jan 10, 2017

The Argentine anchovy fishery has achieved re-certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

U.S. and Canada fishing areas boast highest certified sustainable catch

Dec 21, 2016

A whopping 83 percent of the total catch from the Northeast Pacific fishing area is certified to the Marine Stewardship Council sustainable fishing standard.

Major Norwegian fisheries enter MSC assessment

Dec 16, 2016

The Norwegian Fishermen’s Association (NFA) has started the full public assessment to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) fisheries standard...

First U.S. clam fishery achieves sustainability certification

Dec 15, 2016

The Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog fishery has become the first clam fishery in the U.S. to achieve MSC certification

Maine lobster fishery achieves sustainability certification

Dec 13, 2016

The Gulf of Maine lobster fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

New Zealand orange roughy fishery certified as sustainable

Dec 08, 2016

Around 60% of the total catch of New Zealand’s orange roughy has achieved MSC certification for sustainable fishing practices.

Canada’s largest herring fishery achieves MSC certification

Nov 29, 2016

The Canada 4VWX purse seine herring fishery in the Bay of Fundy area is the third and largest Canadian herring fishery to achieve MSC certification

Mexican fishery achieves sustainability certification for Southern Gulf of California Thread Herring

Nov 28, 2016

The Southern Gulf of California Thread Herring fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

MSC Announces 2nd Round of Funding for Global Fisheries Sustainability Fund

Nov 15, 2016

A second round of funding (GFSF) to support fishery science research and projects has been opened.