Russian Crab Group, the largest crab harvesting company in the Far East and second largest crab quota holder in the country, has gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its main crab fishery in the western areas of the Pacific Ocean.

The company obtained MSC certification for the king crab fishery in the North Sea of Okhotsk, West Kamchatka and Kamchatka-Kuril subzones and for the blue crab fishery in the North Sea of Okhotsk and West Kamchatka subzones.

The MSC certificate was issued to the company on Nov.