Certifier : 
SCS Global Services
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
07 Jul 2022
Certificate expires : 
06 Jul 2027

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
    Vessel List 04 Jan 2024 1 files
    Gap analysis 18 Dec 2023 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Oct 2023 1 files
    Public certification report 12 Jul 2023 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 12 Jul 2023 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (196.11 Kb) 04 Jan 2024
    Gap analysis PDF (385.10 Kb) 18 Dec 2023
    Gap analysis PDF (292.37 Kb) 08 Sep 2023
    Vessel List PDF (128.81 Kb) 03 Aug 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2415 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2421 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD and Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2424 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free and FAD sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2425 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free and FAD sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2416 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD and Free Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2418 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2423 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free and FAD sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2420 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free and FAD sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2768 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2767 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2766 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2419 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2414 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2422 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2417 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free school sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 07 Jul 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 07 Jul 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (255.61 Kb) 07 Jul 2022
    Vessel List PDF (103.90 Kb) 19 Jul 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 14 Jun 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 14 Jun 2022 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 23 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 24 Mar 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 02 Feb 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 24 Sep 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input 28 Mar 2022 3 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Assessment Team Change PDF (157.64 Kb) 06 Dec 2020

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (273.97 Kb) 31 Mar 2021
    Variation Response PDF (129.95 Kb) 06 Apr 2021

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 24 Sep 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 25 Sep 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-3073 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3074 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3070 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3072 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3076 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3071 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-3075 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2768 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2767 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2766 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2422 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2419 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2414 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2417 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free school sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Oct 2023 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-3073 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3074 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3070 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): FAD Sets 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3072 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3071 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-3075 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-3076 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Free School 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 12 Jul 2023 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 12 Jul 2023 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 16 Jun 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 16 Jun 2023 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 10 May 2023 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 09 May 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 22 Mar 2023 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 20 Jan 2023 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 20 Jan 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 20 Jan 2023 1 files