Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
13 May 2013
Certificate expires : 
11 Nov 2028

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
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 09 Nov 2023 1 files
    Public certification report 09 Nov 2023 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 09 Nov 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 11 Oct 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 11 Oct 2023 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
  • Re-Assessment (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Nov 2023 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 09 Nov 2023 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 11 Oct 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 11 Oct 2023 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 11 Aug 2023 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 11 Aug 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 26 Apr 2023 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 09 Feb 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (244.83 Kb) 03 Feb 2023
    Variation Response PDF (121.89 Kb) 08 Feb 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (217.13 Kb) 08 Feb 2023

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 09 Feb 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 12 Apr 2023 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 21 Mar 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 21 Mar 2018 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 22 Feb 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 22 Feb 2018 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 03 Jan 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 03 Jan 2018 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 19 Oct 2017 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 13 Apr 2017 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 10 Apr 2017 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 13 Apr 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 04 Feb 2023 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 May 2023 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Aug 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Nov 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Aug 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Oct 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Sep 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Dec 2019 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 13 May 2013 1 files
    Public certification announcement 13 May 2013 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 04 Apr 2013 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 04 Apr 2013 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 22 Jan 2013 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 22 Jan 2013 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Feb 2012 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 10 Jun 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of changes PDF (173.59 Kb) 26 Jun 2012
    Variation Request PDF (412.15 Kb) 26 Jun 2012
    Stakeholder Announcement: Peer Reviewer Timescale PDF (12.04 Kb) 15 Nov 2012
    Variation Response PDF (261.21 Kb) 26 Jun 2012

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 02 Jun 2010 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 14 Apr 2010 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 09 Dec 2011 6 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Apr 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Jun 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Jan 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Mar 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Jan 2015 3 files
    Surveillance report 25 Mar 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0432 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Dredges - Boat dredges 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0431 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Harvesting Machines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-0430 Yesso scallop (Mizuhopecten yessoensis) Traps 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 27 Feb 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Apr 2014 1 files