Certification, Fisheries Improvement Projects
and responsible sourcing
MSC Assessment of Dutch Ensis fishery Netherlands
Food Certification International Ltd - Project Dates:
August 2011 - August 2012
Description of Project:
Ensis directus is an introduced species in Dutch waters. There are 8 fishing licenses for Ensis fishery. The fishery takes place in coastal waters in the south (west of Zeeland province) and in the North (above and between the islands bordering the Wadden Sea). Fishing in the Wadden Sea is not allowed.
Poseidon staff provided principle 2 (ecosystem) expertise for the main assessment of the CPO Nederlandse Visserbond UA suction dredge Ensis (razor shell) fishery