First for PNG as rock lobster fishery is certified sustainable

Torres Strait rock lobster

Source: Marcelo Hidalgo, PNG FIA

Traditional, village-based fishery in the Torres Strait meets the international MSC Fisheries Standard 

Papua New Guinea’s Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery has attained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, becoming the country’s first small-scale fishery to achieve the standard.

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