Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
17 Oct 2016
Certificate expires : 
15 Apr 2027

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
    Public certification report 14 Apr 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 14 Apr 2022 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 13 Apr 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 18 Mar 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (146.54 Kb) 13 Apr 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: Mega Tuna VR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 19 Oct 2020
    Stakeholder Announcement: Mega Tuna VR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 19 Oct 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (128.00 Kb) 07 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.52 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.52 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.52 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.52 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2120.52 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (322.62 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1249 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1248 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 14 Apr 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 14 Apr 2022 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 18 Mar 2022 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 31 Jan 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 31 Jan 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 17 Mar 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 20 Oct 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 25 Jun 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 23 Jul 2021 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 25 Jun 2021 1 files
    Use of the RBF 28 Jun 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 19 Oct 2021 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1249 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1248 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 17 Oct 2016 1 files
    Public certification announcement 17 Oct 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 06 Sep 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 06 Sep 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 07 Jul 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 07 Jul 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 26 Apr 2016 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 18 May 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Fishery entering P1 harmonisation pilot PDF (340.56 Kb) 18 Feb 2016

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 11 May 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 31 Mar 2015 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 26 Mar 2015 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 11 May 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Peer reviewer proposed for pilot harmonisation meeting PDF (299.16 Kb) 17 Mar 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 02 Sep 2016 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 05 May 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1249 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1248 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Sep 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1249 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1248 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jun 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Oct 2019 2 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (195.48 Kb) 11 Jul 2019
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change in team PDF (134.66 Kb) 18 Jul 2019
    Variation Request PDF (156.60 Kb) 09 Jul 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1249 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1248 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Aug 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Dec 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1249 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1248 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Aug 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Nov 2017 1 files