Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
17 Jul 2012
Certificate expires : 
26 May 2023

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
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 08 Jul 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 08 Jul 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF 06 Jul 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Feb 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Nov 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Withdrawal of IPI from CoC PDF (117.91 Kb) 08 Nov 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (316.52 Kb) 20 Aug 2019
    Other document: IPI Announcement PDF (128.53 Kb) 28 Mar 2019
    Vessel List PDF (545.00 Kb) 01 Dec 2017
    Variation Response PDF (67.78 Kb) 27 Jul 2017
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (214.80 Kb) 20 Jul 2017
    Variation Request PDF (271.65 Kb) 11 Jul 2017
    Variation Response PDF (154.63 Kb) 03 Jul 2017
    Variation Request PDF (271.41 Kb) 05 Jun 2017
    Vessel List PDF (411.62 Kb) 10 Feb 2016
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1733 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 08 Jul 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Use of the RBF 06 Jul 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 08 Jul 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1733 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 28 Nov 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 28 Nov 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 02 Nov 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 02 Nov 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Sep 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Sep 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (123.64 Kb) 30 Mar 2017

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 16 Feb 2017 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 07 Sep 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 14 Nov 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1733 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Nov 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Feb 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1733 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Jan 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1733 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Oct 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Mar 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (139.11 Kb) 29 Jan 2019
    Variation Response PDF (511.37 Kb) 01 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (141.75 Kb) 04 Mar 2019
    Variation Response PDF (513.22 Kb) 05 Mar 2019

  • Initial Assessment (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 17 Jul 2012 2 files
    Public certification announcement 17 Jul 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 21 Jun 2012 2 files
    Final report and determination announcement 21 Jun 2012 2 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 26 Apr 2012 2 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 26 Apr 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change to the Target Eligibility Date (TED) PDF (40.79 Kb) 07 Jun 2012

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 29 Nov 2011 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 06 May 2011 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 12 Apr 2011 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 22 Mar 2011 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 22 Mar 2011 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 12 Apr 2011 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 22 Mar 2011 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Sep 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 14 Dec 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Aug 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Dec 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (302.01 Kb) 17 Nov 2015
    Variation Request PDF (303.03 Kb) 02 Dec 2015
    Variation Response PDF (111.96 Kb) 02 Dec 2015

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Jun 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Jul 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0614 Arctic surf clam (Mactromeris polynyma) Harvesting Machines - Mechanized dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 May 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Jul 2013 1 files