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Annual report 2021

…all interested stakeholders to ensure our standards represent the best performance across these sectors and respond to emerging needs. Eleven ASC standards along with the joint ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard define…

A Focus on Feed at the ASC Partner Update Meeting

…public consultations for the joint ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. You can provided input on the development of the seaweed project and learn more about the work of the ASC at…

Abalone farm first to achieve certification in South Korea

…Government prioritizes assisting fisheries in shifting towards responsible and eco-friendly seafood production, as part of its seafood product differentiation strategy. By the time when the next Wando Seaweeds Expo is…

Aquaculture – a practice with an ancient past

…pond created by damming a river using large stones, and which provided fish for Hawaiian royalty of the time. Seaweed is the latest ASC standard (created jointly with MSC) but…

Aquatic foods offer great potential for providing more sustainable diets, finds new research

…such as seaweed, bivalves, and certain carps. The research, entitled “Environmental performance of blue foods,” was one of five initial scientific papers published as part of the Blue Food Assessment…

Cheers to Regal Springs: Happy 10th anniversary to the world’s first ASC certified fish farm

…since, more than 1,700 aquaculture farms around the world have met the ASC standard to become ASC certified. That currently represents nearly 2.5 million tonnes of seafood and seaweed harvested…

What’s Behind Your Seafood Label?

…fish, shellfish and seaweed amazingly tasty, they also contribute to healthy lifestyles and immune function. Many types of seafood are rich in easily digested protein, omega-3s, vitamins and minerals to…


…a seafood farmer, a seaweed farmer or a feed producer? ASC certification can help you to evidence your passion and commitment to operating your business responsibly, in line with the…

Our standards

…Tropical Marine Finfish ASC-MSC Seaweed RAS Module See the ASC certifiable species database Go to species database ASC Feed Standard ASC’s Feed Standard tackles one of the biggest potential impacts…

Learn about seafood farming

…out more below. Explore our farmed seafood ABC: Salmon Pangasius Shrimp Mussels Flatfish Trout Oysters Scallops Sea bream Abalone Sea bass Seaweed Yellowtail Meagre Grouper Explore seafood farming: What is…

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