British Columbia Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine, Troll and Gillnet Fishery Public Certification Report

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Summary

In January 2008, the client, Canadian Pacific Sustainability Fisheries Society, contracted TAVEL Certification to conduct a full fisheries assessment the Marine Stewardship Council Sustainable Fisheries Program on three units of pink salmon and four units of chum salmon in British Columbia. This report provides the results of the assessment of the three pink salmon units of certification including the north and central coast fisheries, the inner south coast fisheries and the Fraser River fisheries. The assessments evaluated a number of gear types, including seine, gillnet, troll, beach seine, fish wheels, weirs, dipnets.

— Excerpt from the report’s Executive Summary