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Icefish

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Seafood Variety

Harvest Method

Regions

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

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

Variety

Icefish, Mackerel

Champsocephalus gunnari

Method

Wild

Bottom trawls

Location

FAO Area 58 (Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern)

Eco-Certification

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

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

Midwater trawls

Location

FAO Area 48 (Atlantic, Antarctic)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
South Georgia Icefish Pelagic Trawl

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

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