Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
13 Dec 2012
Certificate expires : 
22 Jul 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
    Vessel List 23 Jun 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Feb 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 30 Nov 2020 1 files
    Public certification report and announcement 30 Nov 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (254.80 Kb) 23 Jun 2022
    Vessel List PDF (257.33 Kb) 17 Jun 2022
    Vessel List PDF (255.85 Kb) 20 Apr 2022
    Vessel List PDF (244.32 Kb) 14 Mar 2022
    Vessel List PDF (223.42 Kb) 18 Feb 2022
    Vessel List PDF (216.33 Kb) 08 Oct 2021
    Vessel List PDF (213.42 Kb) 08 Sep 2021
    Vessel List PDF (217.38 Kb) 06 Aug 2021
    Vessel List PDF (133.62 Kb) 25 May 2021
    Vessel List PDF (134.54 Kb) 20 Jan 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: Mega Tuna VR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 19 Oct 2020
    Stakeholder Announcement: Mega Tuna VR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 19 Oct 2020
    Vessel List PDF (48.94 Kb) 28 May 2020
    Vessel List PDF (159.87 Kb) 28 May 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (202.28 Kb) 27 Jun 2019
    Vessel List PDF (46.68 Kb) 04 Jun 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.51 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.51 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.51 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.51 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.51 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (322.62 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Vessel List PDF (74.46 Kb) 07 Feb 2019
    Vessel List PDF (57.62 Kb) 14 Jun 2018
    Vessel List PDF (52.60 Kb) 09 May 2018
    Vessel List PDF (99.26 Kb) 19 Mar 2018
    Variation Request PDF (267.47 Kb) 05 Dec 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1520 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Surface Longline 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 23 Jan 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 23 Jan 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (218.57 Kb) 05 Dec 2017

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 19 Dec 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 19 Dec 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 02 Nov 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 02 Nov 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 May 2017 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 03 Feb 2017 1 files
    Use of the RBF 03 Feb 2017 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 14 Nov 2017 1 files
    Assessment timeline 14 Nov 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2325 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1520 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Surface Longline 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Feb 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jun 2021 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2325 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 30 Nov 2020 1 files
    Public certification report and announcement 30 Nov 2020 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 13 Oct 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 13 Oct 2020 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 24 Aug 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 24 Aug 2020 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 May 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 24 Jan 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input 01 Apr 2020 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 24 Jan 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Gap analysis PDF (158.15 Kb) 24 Jan 2020

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 13 Jul 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1520 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Surface Longline 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jan 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Apr 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1520 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Surface Longline 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Jan 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Apr 2019 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 12 Dec 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 12 Dec 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Participation in pilot harmonisation process PDF (278.10 Kb) 18 Feb 2016
    Other document: Peer reviewer proposed for pilot harmonisation meeting PDF (299.16 Kb) 17 Mar 2016

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 06 Nov 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 06 Nov 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 28 Jun 2012 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 28 Jun 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (143.63 Kb) 16 Aug 2012

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Feb 2012 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 08 Sep 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Proposed additional peer reviewer PDF (49.63 Kb) 03 Apr 2012

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 23 Jun 2011 2 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 02 Jun 2011 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 02 Jun 2011 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 23 Jun 2011 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 09 Dec 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Feb 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Apr 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Feb 2016 2 files
    Surveillance report 21 Apr 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed site visit PDF (232.95 Kb) 15 Dec 2015

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Jan 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Apr 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (186.38 Kb) 21 Apr 2015
    Variation Request PDF (256.81 Kb) 10 Apr 2015

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0628 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Pelagic 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Jan 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Mar 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (183.58 Kb) 03 Dec 2013
    Variation Request PDF (268.31 Kb) 18 Nov 2013