South African Hake Trawl Fishery 'Among the Best Managed' Following Latest MSC Certification
South Africa’s hake trawl fishery is celebrating 16 years of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification after it completed its fourth successful assessment on February 12 2021.
“The SA hake trawl fishery’s MSC status places it amongst the best managed fisheries in the world – helping to maintain its international market presence and deliver long-term socio-economic benefits to the South African people,” the MSC wrote in a release.
Back in 2004, the fishery was the first hake fishery in the world and the second groundfish fishery to meet the standard set by the MSC...
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