Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
12 Mar 2019
Certificate expires : 
11 Sep 2024

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 audit announcement 26 Aug 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Jan 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised site visit date 26 Jul 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jun 2021 1 files
    Other document: CABs joint announcement MEGVAR 16 Oct 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Other document: CABs joint announcement MEGVAR PDF (561.25 Kb) 16 Oct 2020
    Other document: CABs joint announcement MEGVAR PDF (561.25 Kb) 16 Oct 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (426.81 Kb) 14 May 2019
  • Initial assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1742 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1744 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1864 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1743 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1745 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1865 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 12 Mar 2019 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 12 Mar 2019 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 14 Feb 2019 1 files
    Final report and determination 14 Feb 2019 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 18 Dec 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 18 Dec 2018 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 11 Oct 2018 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Dec 2017 1 files
    Use of the RBF 19 Dec 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (253.20 Kb) 11 May 2018
    Variation Response PDF (206.08 Kb) 12 Jun 2018
    Other document: Change to UoA PDF (143.83 Kb) 26 Jun 2018
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (120.31 Kb) 29 Aug 2018
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (514.52 Kb) 15 Sep 2018

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 15 Dec 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1742 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1744 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1864 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1745 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1743 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1865 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 26 Aug 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1744 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1742 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1864 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1745 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1743 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1865 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Jan 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised site visit date PDF (144.91 Kb) 26 Jul 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1744 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1742 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-1864 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1745 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1743 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): pole and line 61 (Pacific, Northwest), 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1865 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Feb 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 May 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Site visit change to remote PDF (176.85 Kb) 12 Mar 2020