Pacific Ocean, north-east (FAO 67)
Deelgebieden: Pacific Ocean, north-east
Midwater otter trawl, Trawls
The Alaska pollock fishery in the Sea of Okhotsk, eastern Bering Sea, along the Aleutian Islands and in the Gulf of Alaska has been MSC-certifiedMSC Certified:
fisheries that comply with the Marine Stewardship Council assessment criteria and are certified. Fish products with the blue MSC label are caught by sustainable fisheries. in 2005. This fishery mainly uses [midwater otter trawls]. These are trawl nets that are towed through the water column and have no impact on the seabed.
Since 2013, the Russian Alaska pollock fishery in the Sea of Okhotsk has also been MSC-certified.