Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
14 Dec 2020
Certificate expires : 
13 Dec 2025

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
    Surveillance report 15 Jun 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Feb 2022 1 files
    Vessel List 03 Feb 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 14 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 14 Dec 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (261.63 Kb) 03 Feb 2021
    Vessel List PDF (122.42 Kb) 02 Feb 2021
    Vessel List PDF (178.10 Kb) 24 Dec 2020
  • Initial assessment (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2466 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2458 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2454 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2455 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2460 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2453 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2456 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2457 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2459 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 14 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 14 Dec 2020 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 17 Nov 2020 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 17 Nov 2020 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 05 Aug 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 31 Jul 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (119.24 Kb) 17 Sep 2019

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 18 Apr 2019 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Dec 2018 1 files
    Use of the RBF 18 Dec 2018 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 19 Apr 2019 1 files
    Assessment timeline 06 Jun 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2458 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2455 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2457 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2460 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2454 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2456 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2453 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-2459 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Feb 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Jun 2022 1 files