Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
22 Mar 2010
Certificate expires : 
28 Dec 2025

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 audit announcement 18 May 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 29 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 29 Dec 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 27 Nov 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 27 Nov 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (194.47 Kb) 26 Sep 2019
    Variation Request PDF (139.73 Kb) 09 Sep 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (122.79 Kb) 21 Aug 2019
    Vessel List PDF (518.40 Kb) 06 Feb 2018
  • Re-Assessment (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 29 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 29 Dec 2020 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 27 Nov 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 27 Nov 2020 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 23 Oct 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report 23 Oct 2020 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Jan 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 11 Oct 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: IPI Announcement PDF (141.72 Kb) 11 Oct 2019

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 11 Oct 2019 1 files
    Use of the RBF 11 Oct 2019 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 07 Oct 2020 1 files
    Timeline 11 Oct 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 May 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 30 Jun 2015 1 files
    Public certification announcement 30 Jun 2015 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 02 Jun 2015 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 02 Jun 2015 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 19 Mar 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 19 Mar 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 28 Oct 2014 4 files
    Peer review confirmation 13 Jan 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 15 May 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (88.02 Kb) 12 Jan 2015

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 01 May 2014 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 10 Apr 2014 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 10 Apr 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 30 Apr 2014 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 13 Jan 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Jan 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Sep 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Dec 2017 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 22 Mar 2010 1 files
    Public certification announcement 22 Mar 2010 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 25 Feb 2010 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 25 Feb 2010 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 11 Dec 2009 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 11 Dec 2009 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 18 Aug 2009 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 27 Oct 2008 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 29 Sep 2008 2 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 06 Nov 2008 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 05 Aug 2008 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other: Map of fishery location PDF (67.27 Kb) 05 Aug 2008

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat 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-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat 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
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (134.77 Kb) 05 Mar 2013
    Variation Request PDF (60.47 Kb) 05 Mar 2013

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Jun 2012 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0102 Atlantic scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Apr 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jul 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (34.61 Kb) 24 Feb 2011
    Variation Response PDF (174.05 Kb) 24 Feb 2011
    Stakeholder Announcement: Surveillance audit variation PDF (44.74 Kb) 24 Feb 2011