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Why ASC?

We set the standard for seafood. If you see the ASC label on pack, you can be sure that your seafood was farmed with care.

Our impact

By choosing ASC labelled seafood, you are making a proven, positive impact on people and the planet.

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Join the most recognised certification programme as proof of your responsible farming practices to a global audience.

Our impact

ASC creates measurable positive change in global seafood farming.

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The ASC programme is successful because of all producers and partners involved. Read our reports and stories.


Join the most recognised certification programme and benefit from trading ASC certified seafood.

Our impact

ASC creates measurable, positive change in global seafood farming.

After certification

In addition to accessing our global network of secure and flexible supply, ASC partners benefit from marketing their ASC certified seafood.

ASC Species Database

Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, seaweed and algae  eligible for ASC Certification are in this database. This species names is based on the FAO ASFIS species list. The column “Already/previously ASC certified” shows species that have been or are currently certified to an ASC Standard. Please contact the ASC Standards Team at with any queries about the ASC Species Database.

How to search for a species

Using the filters, you can search by opening and selecting from the dropdown menu or by typing a species name.

Are hybrid species eligible for ASC Certification?

Hybrid species are eligible for ASC Certification under specific conditions as per the Hybrid Species Guidance. Producers should contact their CAB to confirm a the eligibility of a hybrid species.

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