Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
05 Dec 2019
Certificate expires : 
04 Jun 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.

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Sep 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Nov 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 May 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 16 Mar 2021 1 files
    Expedited audit report 12 Feb 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change to UoA Wording PDF (173.94 Kb) 14 Jan 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (370.47 Kb) 05 Dec 2019
  • Initial assessment (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1815 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1817 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1813 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1816 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1814 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1812 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 05 Dec 2019 1 files
    Public certification report 16 Mar 2021 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 07 Nov 2019 1 files
    Final report and determination 07 Nov 2019 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 03 Oct 2019 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 03 Oct 2019 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 04 Apr 2019 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 07 Jun 2018 2 files
    Use of the RBF 07 Jun 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: New Information Period PDF (115.93 Kb) 07 Mar 2019

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 26 Apr 2019 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 16 Aug 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1817 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1813 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1815 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1814 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1812 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1816 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Sep 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1813 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1815 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1817 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1814 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1816 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1812 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 May 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Nov 2021 1 files

  • Expedited Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1817 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1815 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1813 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1816 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1812 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1814 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Expedited audit

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 18 Dec 2020 1 files
    Expedited audit report 12 Feb 2021 1 files