Certifier : 
Lloyds Register (Acoura)
Certified status : 
Certified since : 
09 May 2006
Certificate expires : 
16 Apr 2017


The Pelagic Freezer-Trawler Association (PFA) North Sea herring has been MSC certified twice, first in 2006 and again in 2011. As of 2016 it has been combined with Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group Ltd (SPSG) North Sea herring for re-assessment.

Please see PFA & SPSG North Sea Herring fishery  

Herring (Clupea harengus) image © Scandinavian Fishing Year Book