Read more about the article MSC certifies two Russian Barents Sea fisheries
Along with the fishery for opilio crab, the Russian Barents Sea fishery for Greenland halibut has been awarded MSC certification. Image: NOAA

MSC certifies two Russian Barents Sea fisheries

Barents Sea Greenland halibut and opilio crab fisheries have been awarded MSC certification as sustainable and well-managed fisheries. These catches can be sold to markets in Europe, US and Russia,…

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Read more about the article Royal Greenland halibut initiative means year-round employment
Royal Greenland’s Paamiut factory can now provide year-round employment for its staff. Image: Royal Greenland/Jan Jørgensen

Royal Greenland halibut initiative means year-round employment

A new initiative at Royal Greenland’s plant in Paamiut to produce fillets from Greenland halibut provides 35 year-round jobs. The Paamiut factory was rebuilt last autumn, when a production line…

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Read more about the article Canadian partnership obtains MSC certification for Greenland halibut fishery
Certification of the Greenland halibut fishery means greater market access and benefits for Canada’s Atlantic and Arctic fisheries. Image: Ocean Choice International

Canadian partnership obtains MSC certification for Greenland halibut fishery


Four leading Canadian industry associations, together with the Marine Stewardship Council, have announced that products from the Canadian Greenland halibut (turbot) fishery in Fishing Areas 0AB2J3KLMNO can now bear the…

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