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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
    Variation Response 20 Jun 2022 1 files
    Variation Request 15 Jun 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Sep 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Dec 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Transfer of fishery certificate and change of CAB PDF (131.29 Kb) 19 Dec 2019
    List of client group members PDF (896.20 Kb) 18 Dec 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (322.22 Kb) 10 Sep 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1892 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1894 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1893 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1891 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1889 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1890 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1910 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1912 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1911 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1909 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1907 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1908 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1898 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1900 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1899 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1897 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1895 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1896 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1904 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1906 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1905 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1903 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1901 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1902 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1886 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1888 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1887 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1885 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1883 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1884 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1880 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1882 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1881 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1879 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1878 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1877 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1916 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1918 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1917 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1915 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1913 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1914 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 10 Sep 2019 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 10 Sep 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (803.92 Kb) 10 Sep 2019

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 08 Aug 2019 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 08 Aug 2019 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 11 Jun 2019 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 11 Jun 2019 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 04 Apr 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised indicative timeline PDF (642.06 Kb) 12 Mar 2019

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 06 Sep 2018 2 files
    Use of the RBF 06 Sep 2018 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Sep 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1892 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1894 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1893 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1891 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1889 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1890 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1910 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1912 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1911 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1909 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1907 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1908 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1898 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1900 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1899 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1897 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1895 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1896 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1904 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1906 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1905 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1903 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1901 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1902 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1886 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1888 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1887 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1885 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1883 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1884 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1880 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1882 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1881 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1879 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1878 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1877 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1916 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1918 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1917 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1915 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1913 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1914 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Mar 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (181.19 Kb) 15 Jun 2022
    Variation Response PDF (123.40 Kb) 20 Jun 2022

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1892 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1894 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1893 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1891 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1889 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1890 Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1910 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1912 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1911 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1909 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1907 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1908 Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1898 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1900 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1899 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1897 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1895 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1896 European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1904 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1906 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1905 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1903 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1901 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1902 Golden redfish (Sebastes marinus / Sebastes norvegicus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1886 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1888 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1887 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1885 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1883 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1884 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1880 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1882 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1881 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1879 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1878 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1877 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1916 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1918 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1917 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1915 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1913 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1914 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - nephrops trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Dec 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Sep 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