Illustration of Sandlances

Sandlances

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Harvest Method

Regions

Variety

Sand-eel, Lesser

Ammodytes marinus

Method

Midwater trawls

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
DFPO and DPPO North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat Sandeel, Sprat and Norway Pout

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 a Principle 2 score is less than 84.5.

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