Atlantic Ocean, Antarctic (FAO 48)
Krill is caught in Antarctic waters with special fine-meshed [midwater otter trawls]. The nets are at the front closed with bigger meshes to prevent bigger sea animals like seals from entering. Krill from Aker Biomarine and Olympic Seafood is MSC-certifiedMSC Certified:
Fisheries that comply with the Marine Stewardship Council assessment criteria and are certified. Fish products with the blue MSC label are caught by sustainable fisheries.. The catching possibilities are determined by CCAMR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources). They are not fully used right now.