Omega Protein’s Menhaden Fishery Passes MSC Assessment; Public Comment Period Initiated
The US purse seine menhaden fishery operated by Omega protein has been recommended for MSC certification by SAI Global.
Today the assessment body released its draft report for public comment. Scores for the three principal areas were quite high.
The MSC system is based on the target fishery achieving a score of 80 or above in a range of criteria, organized under 3 principles: health and sustainability of target species; the status of the ecosystem and the environmental impact of fishing, and the management system in place...
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