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q.inspecta GmbH
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
27 Aug 2015
Certificate expires : 
26 Feb 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
    Surveillance audit announcement = Open consultation 10 Jun 2024 1 files
    Variation Response 14 Mar 2024 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Confirmation of final report 05 Mar 2024 1 files
    Variation Request 04 Mar 2024 1 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed surveillance audit PDF (93.04 Kb) 23 Jan 2024
    Vessel List PDF (488.55 Kb) 16 Oct 2023
    Vessel List PDF (478.09 Kb) 28 Nov 2022
    Vessel List PDF (479.19 Kb) 20 Apr 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: MegVAR PDF (561.25 Kb) 19 Oct 2020
    Stakeholder Announcement: MegVAR PDF (561.25 Kb) 19 Oct 2020
    Vessel List PDF (79.79 Kb) 28 Aug 2020
    Variation Response PDF (109.91 Kb) 20 Jan 2020
    Variation Request PDF (118.24 Kb) 20 Jan 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (151.07 Kb) 20 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2200.00 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2200.00 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2200.00 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2200.00 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (322.62 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (130.28 Kb) 14 Sep 2017
    Variation Request PDF (86.72 Kb) 12 May 2017
    Variation Response PDF (196.83 Kb) 12 May 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2284 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 26 Aug 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 26 Aug 2020 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 28 Jul 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 28 Jul 2020 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 27 May 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 27 May 2020 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 02 Apr 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 25 Nov 2019 1 files
    Stakeholder input 10 Feb 2020 1 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 25 Nov 2019 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 25 Nov 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2024)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2284 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Jun 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (121.80 Kb) 14 Mar 2024
    Variation Request PDF (507.14 Kb) 04 Mar 2024

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2284 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 May 2023 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Aug 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (488.34 Kb) 12 Jul 2023

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Final Draft Report announcement 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Confirmation of final report PDF (123.68 Kb) 05 Mar 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 05 Dec 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 29 Oct 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input 05 Feb 2024 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Stakeholder Input

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder input 31 May 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 13 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 05 Feb 2024 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Final Draft Report announcement 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Confirmation of final report PDF (123.68 Kb) 05 Mar 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 05 Dec 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 29 Oct 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input 05 Feb 2024 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Stakeholder Input

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder input 31 May 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 13 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 05 Feb 2024 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2284 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Final Draft Report announcement 07 Feb 2024 2 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Confirmation of final report PDF (123.68 Kb) 05 Mar 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 05 Dec 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 29 Oct 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input 05 Feb 2024 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Stakeholder Input

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder input 15 May 2023 1 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 13 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 05 Feb 2024 1 files
    Timeline 05 Feb 2024 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2284 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Aug 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (488.63 Kb) 27 Jul 2022

  • Initial Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 27 Aug 2015 1 files
    Public certification announcement 27 Aug 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Peer reviewer proposed for pilot harmonisation meeting PDF (299.16 Kb) 17 Mar 2016
    Other document: Participation in P1 pilot process PDF (317.18 Kb) 23 Feb 2016
    List of client group members PDF (26.96 Kb) 27 Aug 2015

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 04 Aug 2015 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 04 Aug 2015 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 28 May 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 28 May 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 May 2015 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 26 May 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 10 Jun 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (187.41 Kb) 16 Sep 2014
    Variation Request PDF (320.08 Kb) 16 Sep 2014

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 01 May 2014 1 files
    Use of the RBF 01 May 2014 1 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 19 May 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 15 Apr 2014 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 13 Mar 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 28 Apr 2014 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 12 Mar 2015 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jul 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Feb 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (92.59 Kb) 10 Oct 2019
    Variation Response PDF (193.91 Kb) 15 Oct 2019
    Variation Response PDF (189.62 Kb) 30 Oct 2019
    Variation Request PDF (92.31 Kb) 29 Nov 2019
    Variation Response PDF (196.64 Kb) 29 Nov 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Dec 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Apr 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (88.25 Kb) 15 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (208.13 Kb) 28 Feb 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 Dec 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Mar 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1068 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1070 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Dec 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Mar 2017 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1476 Common dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Expedited audit announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Gap Analysis 08 Dec 2016 1 files
    Expedited assessment announcement 08 Dec 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Expedited audit announcement 08 Dec 2016 1 files