Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Combined with another assessment
Certified since : 
21 Jul 2009
Certificate expires : 
21 Jul 2015

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.

Please note this fishery is covered by another assessment - SPSG, DPPO, PFA, SPFPO & KFO Atlanto-Scandian purse seine and pelagic trawl herring

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Surveillance report 28 Apr 2015 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Mar 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Nov 2013 1 files
    Variation Request 15 Oct 2013 1 files
    Variation Response 15 Oct 2013 1 files
  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0003 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0004 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Jul 2009 1 files
    Public certification announcement 16 Jul 2009 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 23 Jun 2009 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 23 Jun 2009 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 18 May 2009 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 18 May 2009 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 12 Nov 2008 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 06 Nov 2008 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 06 Nov 2008 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Nov 2008 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0003 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0004 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Mar 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Apr 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0003 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0004 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Apr 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Nov 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (188.18 Kb) 15 Oct 2013
    Variation Request PDF (107.04 Kb) 15 Oct 2013

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0003 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0004 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Sep 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (269.27 Kb) 24 Jul 2012
    Variation Request PDF (352.20 Kb) 24 Jul 2012

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0003 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0004 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 May 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jul 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0003 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0004 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Apr 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Aug 2010 1 files