Certifier : 
SCS Global Services
Certified status : 
In Assessment


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.

When the term “Unit of Certification” is used for fishing units that are in assessment, it refers to the “Unit of Assessment” or “Unit of potential certification”. Expand a status below to view the parts that form this fishery. To check the detailed scope, download the latest certificate or open the Assessments page to get the latest report. Find out more by visiting our page on Fisheries

Units of Certification & Certificate Information

  • In Assessment
    MSC UoC Number Species Gear Type Ocean Area
    UoC-2847 Opalescent inshore squid (Loligo opalescens) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine/drum seine (collectively termed “round haul” gear) 02 (America, North - Inland waters)

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