Atlantic menhaden purse seine fishery achieves MSC certification

Published on
September 3, 2019

The Atlantic menhaden fishery was officially given Marine Stewardship Council certification on 3 September, 2019. 

Omega Protein, the largest harvester of Atlantic menhaden, started the approval process in 2017. Independent adjudicator SAI Global announced that following a formal review of the fishery, and then an objections process, the fishery has been certified for five years subject to ongoing surveillance audits …

Photo courtesy of Omega Protein

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