Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Suspended
Certified since : 
28 Apr 2017
Certificate expires : 
27 Oct 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 fishery is a reassessment of three fisheries previously assessed separately that have now combined: British Columbia chum salmon, British Columbia sockeye salmon, British Columbia pink salmon. 

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Notice of Intent to suspend 28 Oct 2019 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 16 Aug 2019 1 files
    List of client group members 24 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Dec 2018 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Oct 2018 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Notice of Intent to suspend PDF (119.12 Kb) 28 Oct 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (298.56 Kb) 16 Aug 2019
    List of client group members PDF (100.70 Kb) 24 May 2019
    List of client group members PDF (101.05 Kb) 13 Oct 2017
    List of client group members PDF (100.87 Kb) 22 May 2017
    List of client group members PDF (101.67 Kb) 14 Mar 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1317 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1316 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1318 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1313 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1312 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1314 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2260 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2271 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1311 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1309 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1308 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2257 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2269 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2246 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2263 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2267 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2273 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2276 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1337 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1331 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1336 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1330 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2259 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2248 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1329 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1335 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2245 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2256 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2250 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2251 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2254 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2262 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2266 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1326 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1321 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1327 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2274 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2264 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2252 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2258 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2270 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2247 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1322 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1328 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1325 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2244 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2268 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2255 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2265 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2249 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2275 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2253 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2272 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2261 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 28 Apr 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 04 May 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 04 Apr 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 04 Apr 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised timeline PDF (122.33 Kb) 29 Mar 2017

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 22 Dec 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 22 Dec 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 05 Apr 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (203.55 Kb) 23 Jun 2016
    Variation Request PDF (396.27 Kb) 23 Jun 2016
    Variation Request PDF (423.13 Kb) 27 Sep 2016
    Variation Response PDF (227.44 Kb) 27 Sep 2016

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 24 Mar 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 25 Oct 2016 1 files
    Assessment timeline 28 Mar 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1318 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1316 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1317 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1314 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1312 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1313 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2271 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2260 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1311 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1309 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1308 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2269 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2257 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2246 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2273 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2267 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2263 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2276 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1331 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1337 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1336 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1330 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2259 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2248 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1335 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1329 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2256 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2245 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2254 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2251 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2250 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2266 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2262 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1321 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1327 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1326 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2274 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2252 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2264 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2247 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2270 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2258 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1328 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1325 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1322 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2268 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2255 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2244 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2272 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2261 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2275 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2249 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2253 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2265 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Oct 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Dec 2018 1 files

  • Expedited Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1317 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1313 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2260 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1308 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2257 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2267 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2263 Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1337 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1336 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2259 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1335 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2256 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2262 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2266 Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1327 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2264 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2258 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Lift Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-1328 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2255 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Seine Nets - Beach seines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2265 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2261 Sockeye-red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Traps - Barriers, fences, weirs, etc. 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 23 May 2018 1 files
    Expedited audit report 18 Sep 2018 2 files