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Certified
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24 Apr 2012
Certificate expires : 
23 Oct 2022

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.

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  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 08 Jun 2022 1 files
    Variation Response 08 Apr 2022 1 files
    Variation Request 06 Apr 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 05 Apr 2022 1 files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 04 Mar 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (107.32 Kb) 21 Jan 2022
    Variation Response PDF (121.58 Kb) 20 Jan 2022
    Variation Request PDF (156.16 Kb) 18 Jan 2022
    Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (132.53 Kb) 17 Sep 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 (1187.98 Kb) 10 Jul 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1187.08 Kb) 04 Jul 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1186.69 Kb) 17 Jun 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1182.81 Kb) 11 Jun 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1180.65 Kb) 24 May 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1180.63 Kb) 19 Mar 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1180.12 Kb) 13 Mar 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1177.22 Kb) 19 Jan 2019
    List of client group members PDF (1180.88 Kb) 18 Dec 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1181.94 Kb) 03 Dec 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1181.38 Kb) 11 Jun 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1086.91 Kb) 09 May 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1090.87 Kb) 19 Feb 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1089.87 Kb) 08 Jan 2018
    List of client group members PDF (1088.10 Kb) 12 Dec 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1092.25 Kb) 18 Sep 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1088.20 Kb) 05 Sep 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1090.93 Kb) 03 Aug 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1087.85 Kb) 31 Jul 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1086.18 Kb) 21 Jul 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1088.16 Kb) 29 Jun 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1088.30 Kb) 29 Jun 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1089.75 Kb) 25 Jun 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1090.11 Kb) 15 Jun 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1084.38 Kb) 22 Apr 2017
    List of client group members PDF (356.83 Kb) 07 Apr 2017
    List of client group members PDF (1088.94 Kb) 07 Apr 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2462 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1348 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2461 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 08 Jun 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 04 Mar 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 05 Apr 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (172.65 Kb) 14 Mar 2022
    Variation Response PDF (124.45 Kb) 18 Mar 2022
    Variation Request PDF (178.91 Kb) 06 Apr 2022
    Variation Response PDF (124.35 Kb) 08 Apr 2022

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 04 Mar 2022 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 03 Mar 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1348 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 20 Apr 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 20 Apr 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Client Statement of Certificate Sharing Arrangements PDF (486.46 Kb) 26 Jul 2018

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 16 Mar 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 16 Mar 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 10 Jan 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 10 Jan 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 19 Aug 2016 2 files
    Peer review confirmation 06 Sep 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 19 Apr 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1348 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Oct 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Feb 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change in Audit Team PDF (138.62 Kb) 01 Feb 2022

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1348 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) 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

  • Scope Extension (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2462 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2461 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 10 Nov 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 10 Nov 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 18 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 18 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 17 Sep 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 17 Sep 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 30 Jun 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 21 Dec 2020 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 22 Dec 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 21 Dec 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1348 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Apr 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Jul 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1348 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Apr 2018 3 files
    Surveillance report 17 Jul 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 23 Aug 2011 1 files
    Public certification announcement 23 Apr 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (24.91 Kb) 20 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (233.67 Kb) 05 Nov 2012
    List of client group members PDF (67.82 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (67.84 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (61.58 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (67.82 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (67.84 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (61.58 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (67.82 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (67.84 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (61.58 Kb) 15 Mar 2013
    List of client group members PDF (27.29 Kb) 15 Jan 2013
    List of client group members PDF (396.79 Kb) 15 Jan 2013
    List of client group members PDF (27.29 Kb) 15 Jan 2013
    List of client group members PDF (396.79 Kb) 15 Jan 2013

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 21 Feb 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 21 Sep 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 23 Aug 2011 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 01 Sep 2011 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 Feb 2011 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 28 Mar 2011 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 02 Dec 2010 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 25 Nov 2010 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 05 Nov 2010 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 26 Oct 2010 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 18 Nov 2010 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 26 Oct 2010 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Apr 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Jul 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Apr 2014 4 files
    Surveillance report 24 Jun 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (55.63 Kb) 29 Apr 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (86.86 Kb) 23 Jun 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of PCR on Added Unit of Certification PDF (95.86 Kb) 11 Sep 2014
    List of client group members PDF (141.79 Kb) 11 Oct 2014
    List of client group members PDF (101.17 Kb) 22 May 2014
    Variation Response PDF (138.54 Kb) 29 Apr 2014
    List of client group members PDF (119.68 Kb) 14 Aug 2014
    List of client group members PDF (134.16 Kb) 01 Oct 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (111.11 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    List of client group members PDF (144.70 Kb) 03 Feb 2015
    List of client group members PDF (101.85 Kb) 19 Jun 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Mar 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Jul 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (68.75 Kb) 30 Apr 2013
    Stakeholder Announcement: Fishery name change PDF (24.67 Kb) 02 Jul 2013
    List of client group members PDF (68.38 Kb) 22 Oct 2013
    Variation Response PDF (134.32 Kb) 21 May 2013
    Variation Request PDF (96.54 Kb) 21 May 2013

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0563 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0565 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0564 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0562 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0561 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0747 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Apr 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Jul 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change of Fishery Name PDF (90.17 Kb) 21 May 2015
    Change of Client PDF (93.71 Kb) 21 May 2015