Certifier : 
Global Trust Certification Ltd.
Certified status : 
Combined with another assessment
Certified since : 
22 May 2015
Certificate expires : 
25 Feb 2021

Overview

Fisheries are composed of one or more parts, each of which is entitled to receive an MSC certificate. These parts or “units” are defined by their target stock(s), fishing gear type(s) and if relevant vessel type(s), and the fishing fleets or groups of vessels.

Attention

Some or all units that participated in this fishery are now covered by another assessment. Please see the Maritime Canada inshore lobster trap fishery for more information.

 

Units of Certification & Certificate Information

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Catch by Species

Species Reported Catch Year Metric Tonnes
American lobster (Homarus americanus) 2018 72,921

Information is provided by an independent Conformity Assessment Body as live weight (the weight of species at the time of catch, before processing) and where a fishing season covers multiple years, the end year is given as the reported catch year. Additional information is available in the latest report, see the assessments page.

Eligibility, client groups and vessel lists

A fishery may choose to define the members of the fishery certificate. These members may be vessels or other client group members (client group members may be companies that own vessels and/or companies that are named as eligible to handle product from that fishery).

Documents Published on Files
List of client group members 16 Feb 2021 1 files