Pacific Ocean, north-east (FAO 67)
Deelgebieden: Russia, east
Purse seines, Hooks and lines, Gillnets
Several salmon fisheries along the north east and north west coast of the Pacific Ocean have been 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.. In Alaska those are the sockey, chum, chinook, coho and pink salmon fisheries. The Anette Island salmon fisheries on chum, coho, king and pink have also been MSC-certified. Anette Island lies along the coast of south Alaska. In British Columbia the pink salmon fishery is MSC-certified. There are four MSC-certified salmon fisheries in the Russian waters. These fisheries use traps and beach seines on sockeye, chum, coho and pink salmon.
Several salmon fisheries in the Russian waters are going through the [MSC assessment process]. The salmon fisheries in Narody Severa-Bolsheretsk and VA-Delta Kamchatka are being judged again. Untill that they are approved, they cannot show the MSC label.