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FNI PROJECTS

Assessment of Russian Barents Sea Cod and Haddock Fisheries

This project involved the assessment of Russian Barents Sea cod and haddock fisheries against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) environmental standard for sustainable fishing. FNI was responsible for the assessment of principle 3, which covers the management systems responsible for the fisheries under consideration. Principle 1 concerns stock health and principle 2 ecosystem impacts.


Project leader: Geir Hønneland


Project period: 2009-2010


Publications:

Southall, Tristan, Paul Medley, Geir Hønneland, Paul MacIntyre and Martin Gill, MSC Sustainable Fisheries Certification: The Barents Sea Cod & Haddock Fisheries. Inverness (Scotland), Food Certification International, 2010. 188 pp.
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 Related focal points of research:

   Law of the Sea and marine affairs
   Arctic and Russian politics


Project funding:

   Food Certification International, Scotland



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