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Region:    Asia

MSC full assessment of pole and line and handline tuna fisheries Maldives

Private client - Project Dates:
November 2009 - November 2009

Description of Project:
Full-assessment of two tuna fisheries in the Maldives to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for responsible fisheries. The assessment determined whether these fisheries are sustainable in accordance with the MSC principles and criteria.

Services Provided:
Poseidon provided a lead fisheries assessor to conduct the assessment, and lead assessors for MSC principles 1 and 3.