First Australian scallop fishery to get blue tick

Celebrating WA’s latest MSC certified fishery are WAFIC chairman Murray Criddle, Hamish Ch’ng of Far West Scallops, Fisheries Minister Don Punch and Geoff McGowan of McBoats Seafood. Photo: WAFIC

The Abrolhos Island and Mid-West scallop trawl fishery has achieved MSC certification, the first scallop fishery in Australia and the eleventh fishery in Western Australia (WA) to gain certification.

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