Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
29 Jun 2023
Certificate expires : 
28 Jun 2028

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
    Variation Response 28 May 2024 1 files
    Variation Request 15 May 2024 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Year 1 surveillance 19 Apr 2024 1 files
    Gap analysis 14 Mar 2024 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Section SE completion 05 Mar 2024 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (121.11 Kb) 28 May 2024
    Variation Response PDF (121.11 Kb) 28 May 2024
    Variation Request PDF (252.47 Kb) 15 May 2024
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Year 1 surveillance PDF (213.58 Kb) 19 Apr 2024
    Gap analysis PDF (429.32 Kb) 14 Mar 2024
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (257.02 Kb) 29 Jun 2023
    Variation Response PDF (126.75 Kb) 21 Oct 2021
    Variation Request PDF (203.77 Kb) 12 Aug 2021
  • Initial assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2723 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longline 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2722 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longline 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2721 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2720 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 04 Mar 2024 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 29 Jun 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (545.86 Kb) 17 May 2023
    Variation Response PDF (124.51 Kb) 29 May 2023

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 05 Jun 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 05 Jun 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (213.16 Kb) 31 May 2023
    Variation Response PDF (122.52 Kb) 05 Jun 2023

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 13 Feb 2023 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 10 Feb 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 08 Feb 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 07 Sep 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (427.17 Kb) 10 Nov 2022
    Variation Response PDF (130.79 Kb) 17 Nov 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: Accepted variation PDF (500.01 Kb) 28 Nov 2022

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 01 Jun 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Use of the RBF 01 Jun 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 01 Jun 2022 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 08 Mar 2023 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2720 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report announcement 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Section SE completion PDF (224.31 Kb) 05 Mar 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 31 Oct 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 12 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 06 Feb 2024 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2721 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report announcement 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Section SE completion PDF (246.82 Kb) 05 Mar 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 31 Oct 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 12 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 06 Feb 2024 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2722 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic Longline 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Final Draft Report 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Section SE Final Draft Report announcement 07 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Section SE completion PDF (259.84 Kb) 05 Mar 2024

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: PCDR stakeholder period extension PDF (216.73 Kb) 01 Dec 2023

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 12 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 06 Feb 2024 1 files