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Prawn fisheries seek sustainability certification

6 August 2014

Western Australia’s two biggest prawn fisheries have signed up for the final rigorous stage to earn the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) tick of approval for sustainability...


Western Australia’s two biggest prawn fisheries have signed up for the final rigorous stage to earn the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) tick of approval for sustainability.
The commitment follows intensive pre-assessment for the fisheries, which was the first stage in the process for independent, internationally recognised, sustainability certification.
Fisheries Minister Ken Baston said the Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawn fisheries were keen to embrace this third-party verification to help future-proof their operations.

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