Orange roughy ruling victory for sustainable fisheries and for ocean loving Australians

Date: January 7, 2021

Source: Australian Marine Conservation Society

Moves by the fishing industry to get Australia’s orange roughy fishery certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) have failed in a victory for conservation and sustainable seafood in Australia.

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision by an independent adjudicator following an objection from AMCS and the World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia (WWF). To our knowledge, only two of 46 such objections have previously been upheld since the MSC’s certification standard was established.

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