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Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Faroese Pelagic Organisation (FPO) North East Atlantic blue whiting

Variety

Blue whiting

Micromesistius poutassou

Method

Wild

Midwater trawl

Location

North east Atlantic. FAO statistical area 27

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Faroese Pelagic Organisation (FPO) North East Atlantic blue whiting

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) - New Zealand EEZ southern blue whiting pelagic trawl

Variety

Blue cod

Micromesistius australis

Method

Wild

Midwater trawl

Location

New Zealand - Bounty Platform, Bounty Island, Pukaki rise

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
New Zealand EEZ southern blue whiting pelagic 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.

 

 

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Iceland North East Atlantic Blue Whiting

Variety

Blue whiting

Micromesistius poutassou

Method

Wild

Bottom trawl, Pelagic trawl, Purse seine

Location

Iceland

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Iceland North East Atlantic Blue Whiting

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