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Whelk

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Seafood Variety

Harvest Method

Regions

Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Basse Normandy Granville Bay whelk

Variety

Whelk

Buccinum undatum

Method

Pots and/or traps and/or trap nets

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Basse Normandy Granville Bay whelk

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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