Certifier : 
MRAG Americas, Inc.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
17 Dec 2020
Certificate expires : 
16 Dec 2025

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 fisheries previously assessed separately and combines the following

Alaska Pacific cod - Gulf of Alaska

Alaska Pacific cod - Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Dec 2021 1 files
    List of client group members 20 Oct 2021 1 files
    Expedited audit report 22 Jan 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: GOA Pacific cod suspension lifted announcement 22 Jan 2021 1 files
    Variation Response 14 Jan 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    List of client group members PDF (286.34 Kb) 20 Oct 2021
    List of client group members PDF (286.43 Kb) 18 Jun 2021
    List of client group members PDF (143.74 Kb) 23 Feb 2021
    Notice of Intent to suspend PDF (168.39 Kb) 06 Mar 2020
  • Re-Assessment (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2208 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2209 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2224 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2204 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2222 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2205 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2206 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2223 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2207 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2202 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2221 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2203 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 17 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 17 Dec 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (156.31 Kb) 15 Oct 2019
    List of client group members PDF (202.22 Kb) 16 Sep 2020

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 04 Dec 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 19 Nov 2020 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 10 Mar 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report 10 Mar 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Variation request approval PDF (200.30 Kb) 02 Mar 2020
    Stakeholder Announcement: PCDR comment period extended PDF (118.50 Kb) 10 Apr 2020

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 26 Nov 2019 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 16 May 2019 1 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Use of the RBF 16 May 2019 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 22 Apr 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2208 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2224 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2209 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2222 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2204 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2205 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2206 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2207 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2223 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2202 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2221 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2203 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Expedited Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2209 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2205 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2207 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2203 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Expedited audit

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 22 Dec 2020 1 files
    Expedited audit report 22 Jan 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (140.29 Kb) 08 Jan 2021
    Variation Response PDF (122.53 Kb) 14 Jan 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: GOA Pacific cod suspension lifted announcement PDF (199.15 Kb) 22 Jan 2021

  • Expedited Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2209 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2205 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2207 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Traps - Pots 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-2203 Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Expedited audit

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 07 Jan 2020 1 files
    Expedited audit report 06 Mar 2020 1 files