Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
24 Nov 2010
Certificate expires : 
19 Mar 2022

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.

Please note that this assessment covers the re-assessment of a fishery previously assessed separately:

Russian Federation Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Combining fisheries 07 Jan 2022 1 files
    Vessel List 01 Jan 2022 1 files
    Proposed peer reviewers 15 Sep 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Jul 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 27 Apr 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Combining fisheries PDF (125.89 Kb) 07 Jan 2022
    Vessel List PDF (134.15 Kb) 01 Jan 2022
    Vessel List PDF (106.26 Kb) 25 Nov 2021
    Vessel List PDF (106.26 Kb) 25 Nov 2021
    Vessel List PDF (101.18 Kb) 19 Nov 2021
    Vessel List PDF (133.29 Kb) 18 Jun 2021
    Vessel List PDF (104.59 Kb) 17 Jun 2020
    Vessel List PDF (55.67 Kb) 17 Jun 2020
    Vessel List PDF (40.97 Kb) 30 Jan 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (158.63 Kb) 19 Aug 2019
    Vessel List PDF (130.24 Kb) 03 Jul 2019
    Vessel List PDF (130.24 Kb) 03 Jul 2019
    Vessel List PDF (91.34 Kb) 25 Mar 2019
    Vessel List PDF (233.25 Kb) 13 Jun 2018
    Vessel List PDF (234.10 Kb) 10 Apr 2018
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (545.54 Kb) 11 May 2017
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (545.54 Kb) 11 May 2017
    Other document: Certificate sharing statement PDF (349.90 Kb) 11 May 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1155 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 15 Sep 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 26 Apr 2021 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 26 Apr 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 23 Apr 2021 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1155 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification announcement 20 Sep 2016 1 files
    Public certification report 20 Sep 2016 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.

    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (446.49 Kb) 10 Nov 2015
    Variation Request PDF (317.55 Kb) 19 Nov 2015

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 05 Apr 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 05 Apr 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (547.71 Kb) 22 Mar 2016
    Variation Request PDF (229.71 Kb) 17 May 2016

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 10 Dec 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 10 Dec 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 22 Jan 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 18 Nov 2014 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 18 Nov 2014 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 14 Oct 2014 1 files
    Proposed assessment team 14 Oct 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 13 Nov 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (509.65 Kb) 11 Aug 2015
    Other document PDF (548.48 Kb) 07 Dec 2015

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 14 Oct 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1155 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 27 Apr 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Jul 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1155 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Jun 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Sep 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1155 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Aug 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Nov 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1155 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Aug 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Nov 2017 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 22 Nov 2010 1 files
    Public certification announcement 24 Nov 2010 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 21 Oct 2010 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 21 Oct 2010 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 24 Aug 2010 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 24 Aug 2010 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 29 Apr 2010 2 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 23 Jul 2009 2 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Barents Sea cod and haddock fishery postponement of site visit PDF (31.28 Kb) 21 Aug 2009
    Stakeholder Announcement: Barents Sea cod and haddock fishery postponement of site visit PDF (31.29 Kb) 21 Aug 2009
    Stakeholder Announcement: Barents Sea cod and haddock fishery postponement of site visit PDF (31.28 Kb) 21 Aug 2009
    Stakeholder Announcement: Barents Sea cod and haddock fishery postponement of site visit PDF (31.29 Kb) 21 Aug 2009

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 23 Jul 2009 2 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 17 Feb 2009 2 files
    Stakeholder announcement 24 Dec 2008 2 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 24 Dec 2008 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Nov 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Mar 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (184.27 Kb) 12 Sep 2014
    Variation Request PDF (185.35 Kb) 07 Oct 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Oct 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Dec 2013 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Oct 2012 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0086 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0574 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Apr 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Oct 2011 1 files