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Region:    UK and Ireland

Inshore fishery- crab and lobster in Orkney MSC assessment UK

SAI Global - Project Dates:
July 2017 - June 2018

Description of Project:
The brown crab fishery in the Orkney Islands is currently undergoing full assessment under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification scheme for responsible fisheries.  This follows completion of a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) to raise the fishery to a point where full assessment can be considered. 

Services Provided:

A Poseidon Director is the P3 (Fisheries Governance and Management) specialist on this new assessment.