General Resources

Resources providing guidance that cover the lifespan of a FIP.


Conservation Alliance Guidelines for Supporting Fishery Improvement Projects
The Conservation Alliance’s updated guidelines for fishery improvement projects, including the criteria for basic and comprehensive FIPs, serve as the foundation for

Marine Stewardship Council Fishery Improvement Tools
Information for FIPs improving toward MSC certification, including pre-assessment and action plan tools; tracking tools; and information about finding a consultant and MSC’s capacity-building training program.

World Wildlife Fund - US Seafood Sustainability website

World Wildlife Fund - Resources page

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Seafood Industry Guide to FIPs

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership FIP Toolkit