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New project to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean

Mar 29, 2017

A first of its kind project will provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing

Danish Sandeel, Norway Pout and Sprat fishery achieves MSC certification

Mar 27, 2017

New certification verifies that important low trophic fish species are managed sustainably.

Poole Harbour fishermen progress with goal for certification double-whammy

Mar 16, 2017

Poole Harbour fishermen are a step closer to their world-first goal after entering the MSC comprehensive full assessment process.

MSC seeks stakeholder input on sustainable fishing and traceability standards

Mar 15, 2017

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its 2017 policy development round, opening up six areas of the MSC program to consultation from stakeholders.

Scottish group aims for eight MSC certified fisheries

Mar 03, 2017

The SFSAG has entered Rockall haddock, West of Scotland haddock, hake, plaice and whiting into MSC assessment.

First Finnish fishery enters MSC assessment

Feb 02, 2017

The Baltic herring and sprat fishery represents more than 90% Finland’s marine catch.

Basque Country and Laredo Spanish fisheries obtain MSC certification for sardine fishing operations in the Bay of Biscay

Jan 25, 2017

After two and a half years of assessment 59 purse seine fishing boats have been awarded MSC sustainable certification

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.