A fishery is usually defined by reference to any or all of the following: target species and stock, methods and geographic area. As such, there is variation.
Get involved and comment on a fishery in assessement. Your input can help ensure well-informed, robust fisheries assessments.
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.
The MSC Fisheries Standard is designed to assess if a fishery is well-managed and sustainable. It is used to assess wild capture fisheries only.
Find out which fisheries are eligible to be assessed against the MSC Fisheries Standard.
Sustainable fishing means healthy fish stocks, minimal ecosystem impacts and effective management. To be MSC certified, fisheries must meet all these criteria.
Mar 29, 2017
A first of its kind project will provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing
Mar 27, 2017
New certification verifies that important low trophic fish species are managed sustainably.
Mar 16, 2017
Poole Harbour fishermen are a step closer to their world-first goal after entering the MSC comprehensive full assessment process.