Echebastar & MSC

Echebastar surpasses the assessment process of the Indian Ocean skipjack Tuna Fishery, according to MSC sustainability criteria.

According to the evaluation carried out by ACOURA FISHERIES, ECHEBASTAR meets the necessary conditions to obtain the definitive Certification of MSC (Marine Stewardship Council Certification) in the fishing of skipjack tuna in Indian Ocean waters.

From this moment on, a period is opened for the submission of objections to this evaluation, which will end on 1 February 2018.

The MSC Certification would guarantee the consumer that the capture and production of Echebastar skipjack tuna is obtained according to the highest criteria for responsible fishing of the resource.

More information on the process:
https://fisheries.msc.org/en/fisheries/echebastar-indian-ocean-purse-seine-skipjack-tuna/@@assessments

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