Icelandic Lumpfish Fishery Regain MSC Certification Following National Efforts
An Iceland-based lumpfish fishery has regained its Marine Stewardship Council certification (MSC) following improvements made in recent years to meet sustainable fishing standards.
"This was a challenge, which makes it all the more rewarding that lumpfish fisheries have passed the assessment,” Kristinn Hjálmarsson, the Project manager at Iceland sustainable fisheries, said. “It shows the commitment among Icelandic stakeholders to improve and maintain a sustainable interaction between fishing for food and all marine life. The certification is conditional, and we will continue to improve...
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