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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - ISF Iceland saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl, Danish seine, Gillnet, Handline, Longline, Nephrops trawl

Location

Iceland

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Faroe Islands North East Arctic cod and saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

ICES areas I and II within Norwegian and Russian EEZ and International waters; FAO area 27

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Faroe Islands North East Arctic cod and saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Norway North Sea saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Danish seine, Jig, Longline, Purse seine, Trawl, Various

Location

The Norwegian Sea

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Norway North Sea saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Norway North East Arctic Saith

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Danish seine, Jig, Longline, Purse seine, Trawl, Various

Location

North Sea

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Norway North East Arctic Saith

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Germany North Sea saithe trawl

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

EC waters: ICES Sub-Area IIa, IIIa, IIIbcd, IV

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Germany North Sea saithe trawl

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - UK Fisheries/DFFU/Doggerbank Northeast Arctic cod, haddock and saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

North East Arctic – ICES Sub Areas I and II

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
UK Fisheries/DFFU/Doggerbank Northeast Arctic cod, haddock and saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Faroe Island saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Jig, Longline, Trawl

Location

Faroe Plateau and Faroe Bank

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Faroe Island saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

Barents Sea - ICES Areas I and II. Within Norwegian and Russian EEZ and International Waters

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - UK Fisheries/DFFU/Doggerbank Group saithe

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

NE Atlantic, ICES Subareas IV, VI and Iia

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
UK Fisheries/DFFU/Doggerbank Group saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Greenland cod, haddock and saithe traw

Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

ICES Areas I and II: within Norwegian and Russian EEZ and International Waters

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Greenland cod, haddock and saithe traw

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl, Gillnet

Location

North Sea (ICES area IV) and Divisions IIIa,b,c,d

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
DFPO Denmark North Sea & Skagerrak saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

North Sea and West of Scotland

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG) saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

The North Sea and the Arctic Ocean (ICES subareas I, II and IV)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
EURONOR saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl

Location

North Sea, West Scotland, Arctic

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Scapêche and Compagnie de Pêche de St. Malo saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

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Variety

Saithe

Pollachius virens

Method

Demersal trawl

Location

Barents and Norwegian Seas

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Arkhangelsk Trawl fleet Norwegian & Barents Seas cod, haddock & saithe

Summary

Ocean Wise recommends some Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries, but not all. Learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise.

Learn more about harvest methods