Alaska Halibut's Responsible Fisheries Management Certification is Renewed
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - February 13, 2017
The Alaska halibut fishery has been awarded continued certification to the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Program. Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) announce the finding late last week.
This is the first reassessment of Alaska halibut under Alaska’s RFM program, after initially being certified in April 2011. The fishery is also certified by the Marine Stewardship Council’s program. The fishery client is the Fishing Vessel Owners Association, based in Seattle.
In the more than 125 management standards used in RFM sustainability certification, the Alaska halibut fishery received highest marks...
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