Certifier : 
Bureau Veritas Certification
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
25 Jun 2021
Certificate expires : 
24 Jun 2026

Assessments

The MSC Fisheries Standard is used to assess if a fishery is well-managed and sustainable. More about how the standard is used, what is assessed and the process.

Interested in contributing as a stakeholder? See how you can engage with a fishery assessment.

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 17 Jan 2024 1 files
    Other document 01 Jan 2024 1 files
    Public Certification Report 15 Jan 2024 1 files
    Public Certification Report announcement 15 Jan 2024 1 files
    Final Draft Report and determination 19 Dec 2023 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (48.22 Kb) 30 Jun 2020
  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2359 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seiners in free schools 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 25 Jun 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 25 Jun 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (17.04 Kb) 01 Jul 2021

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 01 Jun 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 01 Jun 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 11 Feb 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report 11 Feb 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 20 Oct 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 30 Jun 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input 31 Aug 2020 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 30 Jun 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 26 Mar 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2359 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seiners in free schools 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 May 2023 1 files
    Surveillance report 31 Aug 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (63.00 Kb) 13 Sep 2023
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (196.76 Kb) 22 Nov 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (108.00 Kb) 16 May 2023

  • Scope Extension (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2905 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)
      UoC-2977 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD + FSC 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public Certification Report 15 Jan 2024 1 files
    Public Certification Report announcement 15 Jan 2024 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final Draft Report and determination announcement 19 Dec 2023 1 files
    Final Draft Report and determination 19 Dec 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document PDF (137.63 Kb) 19 Dec 2023
    Other document PDF (137.63 Kb) 01 Jan 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public Comment Draft Report 27 Oct 2023 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement 27 Oct 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 11 Dec 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 20 Sep 2023 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 25 Apr 2023 1 files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 23 Mar 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: MSC SCOPE DECLARATION PDF (166.49 Kb) 09 Feb 2023
    Other document PDF (97.83 Kb) 23 Mar 2023
    Variation Request PDF (145.85 Kb) 28 Mar 2023
    Variation Response PDF (112.32 Kb) 03 Apr 2023

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 23 Mar 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 17 Jan 2024 1 files
    Timeline 23 Mar 2023 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2359 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seiners in free schools 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Apr 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Jul 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (118.20 Kb) 02 Jun 2022
    Variation Response PDF (123.01 Kb) 03 Jun 2022