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Seafood Variety

Harvest Method

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Variety

Icefish, Mackerel

Champsocephalus gunnari

Method

Wild

Trawls (Midwater / Pelagic)

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Market Names

Australia Mackerel Icefish, Icefish

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 Georgia Icefish Pelagic Trawl

Variety

Icefish, Mackerel

Champsocephalus gunnari

Method

Wild

Trawls (Midwater / Pelagic)

Location

FAO Area 48 (Atlantic, Antarctic)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
South Georgia Icefish Pelagic Trawl

Market Names

Australia Mackerel Icefish, Icefish

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) - Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Variety

Icefish, Mackerel

Champsocephalus gunnari

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Market Names

Australia Mackerel Icefish, Icefish

Summary

Learn more about harvest methods

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Variety

Icefish, Mackerel

Champsocephalus gunnari

Method

Wild

Trawls (Bottom / Demersal)

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish and Icefish fisheries

Market Names

Australia Mackerel Icefish, Icefish

Summary

Learn more about harvest methods