Certifier : 
MRAG Americas, Inc.
Certified status : 
In Assessment

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
    Final Draft Report and determination 19 Jun 2024 1 files
    Final Draft Report and determination announcement = Open consultation 19 Jun 2024 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 09 May 2024 2 files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 08 Apr 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report 08 Apr 2024 1 files
  • Initial assessment (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2358 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public Comment Draft Report 08 Apr 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement 08 Apr 2024 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 10 Jan 2024 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 04 Aug 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 03 Oct 2023 2 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 04 Aug 2023 1 files
    Scope declaration template 21 Jul 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 08 Apr 2024 1 files
    Timeline 04 Aug 2023 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2277 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final Draft Report and determination 19 Jun 2024 1 files
    Final Draft Report and determination announcement 19 Jun 2024 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement 08 Apr 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report 08 Apr 2024 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 09 May 2024 2 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Withdrawal of the orange roughy – Pedra Branca ORMA Unit of Assessment (UoA) PDF (181.20 Kb) 08 Apr 2024

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 10 Jan 2024 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 04 Aug 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 03 Oct 2023 2 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope declaration template 21 Jul 2023 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 04 Aug 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 04 Aug 2023 1 files
    Assessment timeline 03 Aug 2023 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2277 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2358 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 23 Jun 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 23 Jun 2020 1 files

    There was an objection accepted to the final report and determination for this fishery.
    The Independent Adjudicator’s final decision is included in the Public Certification Report.
    Please email standards@msc.org to request the documents related to this objection.


    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 11 Jun 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 21 May 2020 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Apr 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 03 Oct 2019 1 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 03 Oct 2019 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 19 Mar 2020 1 files