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Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - South East Australia small pelagic fishery (commonwealth) mid-water trawl

Variety

Bonnetmouth, cape

Emmelichthys nitidus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic

Location

FAO Area 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern) and FAO Area 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
South East Australia small pelagic fishery (commonwealth) mid-water trawl

Market Names

Pearl fish, picarel, red baitfish, red herring, southern rover, Cape bonnetmouth

Summary

Rationale: 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. This fishery meets conservation standards to become Ocean Wise recommended.

Learn more about harvest methods

  • Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic