Bahamian Spiny Lobster Fishery Embarks on MSC Assessment
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - January 12, 2017
The Bahamian spiny lobster fishery has stepped forward for assessment to the Marine Stewardship Council’s global standard for sustainable fishing. Working with scientists, the fishing industry and conservation groups, MSC has developed the world’s most credible and recognized standard for environmentally sustainable wild-caught seafood.
Since 2009, the World Wildlife Fund, together with Bahamas Marine Exporters Association, The Bahamas Department of Marine Resources and The Nature Conservancy, have been driving improvements to the fishery. Through a Fishery Improvement Project addressing governance, fishing practices, and environmental impacts, their efforts have been aimed at helping the fishery meet the MSC standard.
"We welcome the Bahamian spiny lobster fishery’s decision to enter MSC assessment ...
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