Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
24 Jun 2011
Certificate expires : 
18 Jun 2027

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
    Public certification report 17 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 17 Jun 2022 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 26 May 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 26 May 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (80.89 Kb) 09 Sep 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (193.37 Kb) 17 Jul 2019
    Variation Response PDF (453.17 Kb) 30 Jan 2018
    Variation Request PDF (405.03 Kb) 04 Oct 2016
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 17 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 17 Jun 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (235.41 Kb) 16 Jun 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 26 May 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 26 May 2022 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 04 Apr 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 04 Apr 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (125.37 Kb) 03 Sep 2021

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 30 Jul 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 14 May 2021 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 14 May 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 12 May 2021 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 04 Oct 2016 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 04 Oct 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 06 Sep 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 06 Sep 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 21 Jul 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 21 Jul 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (409.43 Kb) 08 Mar 2016

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 15 Mar 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 May 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (373.98 Kb) 15 Dec 2015
    Variation Request PDF (548.67 Kb) 14 Mar 2016
    Variation Response PDF (110.20 Kb) 29 Mar 2016
    Variation Request PDF (408.83 Kb) 30 Mar 2016
    Variation Response PDF (210.71 Kb) 30 Mar 2016
    Stakeholder Announcement: New Stakeholder consultation PDF (154.77 Kb) 07 Apr 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 02 Sep 2016 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 16 Mar 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 May 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Nov 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (197.59 Kb) 13 Aug 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Mar 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (144.23 Kb) 27 Feb 2020
    Variation Response PDF (123.41 Kb) 05 Mar 2020

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Nov 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Feb 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Oct 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Mar 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change to assessment team PDF (25.14 Kb) 14 Nov 2017
    Variation Request PDF (453.17 Kb) 17 Jan 2018

  • Initial Assessment (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 20 Mar 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 20 Mar 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 21 Feb 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination 21 Feb 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 03 Feb 2011 1 files
    Public comment draft report 03 Feb 2011 4 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 21 Sep 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 27 Jul 2009 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 22 Jul 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Confirmation of assessment team 17 Jul 2009 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 25 Jun 2009 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 22 Feb 2011 4 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1338 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1339 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification announcement 23 Jun 2011 1 files
    Public certification report 23 Jun 2011 3 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 26 May 2011 1 files
    Final report and determination 26 May 2011 3 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 03 Feb 2011 1 files
    Public comment draft report 03 Feb 2011 4 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 21 Sep 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 27 Jul 2009 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 22 Jul 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 25 Jun 2009 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 17 Jul 2009 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 22 Feb 2011 3 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 May 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Nov 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Nov 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Jan 2015 5 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Oct 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Dec 2013 5 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Oct 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Jan 2013 5 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0488 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0490 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0092 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0091 Striped shrimp (Pandalus montagui) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 18 (Arctic Sea), 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Oct 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Jan 2013 5 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (139.91 Kb) 19 Jun 2012
    Variation Request PDF (82.69 Kb) 19 Jun 2012
    Variation Request PDF (288.55 Kb) 18 Nov 2011
    List of client group members PDF (134.34 Kb) 12 Jun 2012
    List of client group members PDF (17.86 Kb) 12 Jan 2012
    Variation Response PDF (70.92 Kb) 18 Nov 2011