Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
29 Aug 2012
Certificate expires : 
28 Feb 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 audit announcement 18 Jan 2022 1 files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report = Open consultation 17 Jan 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 17 Jan 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF = Open consultation 17 Jan 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 May 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (173.54 Kb) 27 Aug 2019
    Vessel List PDF (37.00 Kb) 17 Aug 2018
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 17 Jan 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 17 Jan 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF 17 Jan 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 25 Aug 2017 1 files
    Public certification report 25 Aug 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 20 Jul 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 20 Jul 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 22 May 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 23 May 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Mar 2017 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 06 Sep 2016 1 files
    Client document checklist 05 Sep 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 05 Sep 2016 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 05 Sep 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

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

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Feb 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 May 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Dec 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Oct 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 May 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Jul 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (146.12 Kb) 17 Jul 2018
    Variation Response PDF (361.83 Kb) 25 Jul 2018

  • Initial Assessment (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 28 Aug 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 28 Aug 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 24 Jul 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 24 Jul 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 22 May 2012 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 22 May 2012 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 22 Sep 2011 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 29 Nov 2011 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 02 Aug 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (30.95 Kb) 29 Nov 2011

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 12 Jul 2011 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 13 Jun 2011 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 13 Jun 2011 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 30 Jun 2011 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 13 Jun 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Sep 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 14 Dec 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 31 Mar 2015 2 files
    Surveillance report 16 Jun 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Updated list - eligible points of landing PDF (51.37 Kb) 18 Dec 2014
    Vessel List PDF (50.21 Kb) 27 Nov 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 May 2014 2 files
    Surveillance report 19 Aug 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0635 Silver smelt (Argentina silus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Jul 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Oct 2013 1 files