Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
17 Apr 2012
Certificate expires : 
16 Apr 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
    Surveillance report 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Variation Response 11 Nov 2021 1 files
    Variation Request 10 Nov 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Jan 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 13 Oct 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 13 Oct 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 19 Sep 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 19 Sep 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 15 Aug 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 15 Aug 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: 9 month PCDR overrun - Request for new infomation PDF (269.86 Kb) 27 Jun 2017

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 21 Mar 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (197.60 Kb) 10 Jul 2017
    Variation Response PDF (248.36 Kb) 14 Jul 2017

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 22 Sep 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 27 Jun 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (166.14 Kb) 10 Nov 2021
    Variation Response PDF (139.86 Kb) 11 Nov 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Jan 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Dec 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Jun 2019 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 19 Apr 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 19 Apr 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 22 Mar 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 22 Mar 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 24 Jan 2012 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 24 Jan 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised deadline for stakeholder comment PDF (129.19 Kb) 31 Jan 2012

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 26 Jul 2011 2 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 05 Nov 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised target eligibility date PDF (56.93 Kb) 13 Dec 2011

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 05 Oct 2010 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 02 Sep 2010 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 02 Sep 2010 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 05 Oct 2010 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 26 Jul 2011 4 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Jul 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Nov 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (92.94 Kb) 28 Jun 2016
    Variation Request PDF (91.21 Kb) 12 Oct 2016
    Variation Response PDF (243.23 Kb) 13 Oct 2016

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Jul 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Nov 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (188.04 Kb) 07 May 2015
    Variation Request PDF (334.96 Kb) 24 Apr 2015

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Mar 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 May 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (184.72 Kb) 19 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (187.11 Kb) 04 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (190.01 Kb) 01 May 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0550 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0554 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0551 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0555 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 Feb 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Apr 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (184.62 Kb) 13 May 2014