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Cockle

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - DFPO Limfjord Mussel and Cockle

Variety

Cockle, Common

Cerastoderma edule

Method

Wild

Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
DFPO Limfjord Mussel and Cockle

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Burry Inlet Cockles

Variety

Cockle, Common

Cerastoderma edule

Method

Wild

Pots and/or traps and/or trap nets

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Burry Inlet Cockles

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - South Australia Lakes and Coorong Pipi

Variety

Cockle, Goolwa

Donax deltoides

Method

Wild

Miscellaneous gear

Location

FAO Area 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
South Australia Lakes and Coorong Pipi

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Dee Estuary Cockle

Variety

Cockle, Common

Cerastoderma edule

Method

Wild

Miscellaneous gear

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Dee Estuary Cockle

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - OHV Dutch Waddenzee and Oosterschelde Hand Raked cockle

Variety

Cockle, Common

Cerastoderma edule

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
OHV Dutch Waddenzee and Oosterschelde Hand Raked cockle

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery meets conservation standards to become OWS recommended. 

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Variety

Cockle, Common

Cerastoderma edule

Method

Wild

Dredges

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
The Poole Harbour Clam & Cockle Fishery

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries. Click to learn more about how the MSC certification was bench-marked to Ocean Wise. This fishery does not meet conservation standards to become OWS recommended. This fishery has an open condition regarding endangered, protected and/or threatened (ETP) species.



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