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Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Variety

Goosefish, Anglerfish

Lophius piscatorius

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal Trawls

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

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) - ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Variety

Goosefish, Anglerfish

Lophius piscatorius

Method

Wild

Surrounding Nets: Danish Seines

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

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.

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Variety

Goosefish, Anglerfish

Lophius piscatorius

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal Otter Trawls

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

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

Goosefish

Lophius americanus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal Trawls

Location

U.S. - Northwest Atlantic Ocean (NEFMC)

Overall Rating

2.222 / 5

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

Summary

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Variety

Goosefish

Lophius americanus

Method

Wild

Gillnets and Entangling Nets: Set / Anchored Gillnets

Location

U.S. - Northwest Atlantic: Atlantic (MAFMC)

Overall Rating

2.337 / 5

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

Summary

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Variety

Goosefish, Anglerfish

Lophius piscatorius

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

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 conservation standards to become OWS recommended. This fishery has open conditions surrounding endangered, threatened, or protected (ETP) species.

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Variety

Goosefish, Anglerfish

Lophius piscatorius

Method

Wild

Gillnets and Entangling Nets: Gillnets

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

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 conservation standards to become OWS recommended. It has a Principle 2 score less than 84.5 and open conditions surrounding endangered, threatened, or protected (ETP) species.

Learn more about harvest methods

Variety

Goosefish, Anglerfish

Lophius piscatorius

Method

Wild

Gillnets and Entangling Nets: Gillnets

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
ISF Iceland Anglerfish

Market Names

Abbot, Allmouth, Angler, Ankimo, Ankoh, Fishing Frog, Lotte, Molligut, Monkfish, Monktails, Sea-devil

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 conservation standards to become OWS recommended. It has a Principle 2 score less than 84.5 and open conditions surrounding endangered, threatened, or protected (ETP) species.

Learn more about harvest methods