Certifier : 
Global Trust Certification Ltd.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
19 Oct 2017
Certificate expires : 
18 Apr 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 report 04 Aug 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 20 Jul 2022 1 files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report = Open consultation 15 Jul 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 29 May 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Transfer of fishery certificate and change of CAB PDF (131.06 Kb) 19 Dec 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1232.77 Kb) 18 Dec 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (322.22 Kb) 23 Aug 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1202.57 Kb) 10 Jul 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1206.75 Kb) 17 Jun 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1203.40 Kb) 11 Jun 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1201.32 Kb) 24 May 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1201.22 Kb) 19 Mar 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1200.71 Kb) 13 Mar 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1198.08 Kb) 19 Jan 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1201.74 Kb) 18 Dec 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1202.70 Kb) 03 Dec 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1202.07 Kb) 11 Jun 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1107.28 Kb) 09 May 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1110.04 Kb) 19 Feb 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1108.93 Kb) 08 Jan 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1107.14 Kb) 12 Dec 2017
    List of client group members PDF (748.47 Kb) 19 Oct 2017
    List of client group members PDF (748.47 Kb) 19 Oct 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1503 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1504 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1501 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1507 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1502 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1505 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 15 Jul 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 20 Jul 2022 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1503 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1504 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1501 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1507 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1506 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1502 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1505 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 19 Oct 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 15 Oct 2017 2 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 14 Sep 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 14 Sep 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 11 Jul 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 11 Jul 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 25 Apr 2017 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 11 May 2017 3 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 20 Dec 2016 1 files
    Use of the RBF 20 Dec 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Note on eventual use of RBF PDF (541.37 Kb) 20 Apr 2017
    List of client group members PDF (439.41 Kb) 20 Dec 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 20 Dec 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1503 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1504 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1501 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1502 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1505 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Aug 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1503 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1504 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1501 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1507 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1502 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1505 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Dec 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 29 May 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (201.25 Kb) 21 Apr 2021
    Variation Response PDF (198.73 Kb) 05 May 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1503 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1504 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1501 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1502 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1505 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Sep 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Dec 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1503 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1504 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1501 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1502 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1505 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Dec 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Apr 2019 1 files