Certifier : 
SAI Global
Certified status : 
Suspended
Certified since : 
10 Oct 2017
Certificate expires : 
09 Oct 2022

About

In recent years the Northeast Atlantic mackerel stock has changed its migration pattern and significantly expanded north-westwards, entering the Icelandic Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The mackerel is a valuable pelagic fish and most of the catch is for human consumption. The mackerel is fished with midwater trawl or purse seines, iced or frozen at sea and then processed after landing. The fillets are canned, smoked or sold fresh.