Russian Western Bering Sea Pollock Nets MSC Certification
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced that the Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) has achieved certification for the Russian Western Bering Sea Pollock fishery.
The certification follows nine months of independent certification by Lloyd’s Register for compliance with the MSC Fisheries Standard.
The assessment focused on the mid-water trawl pollock fishery in the Navarinsky area of the Bering Sea (West Bering Sea zone east of the 174th meridian) on the stock status of the target species, the environmental impacts, and the effectiveness of the fisheries management system, the MSC wrote...
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