Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified with Unit(s) in Assessment
Certified since : 
05 Aug 2021
Certificate expires : 
04 Aug 2026

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
    Announcement Comment Draft Report = Open consultation 20 Sep 2022 1 files
    Scope extension announcement = Open consultation 20 Sep 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 May 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 22 Mar 2022 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 03 Aug 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2387 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2386 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2383 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2382 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2385 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2384 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 03 Aug 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 22 Mar 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (239.65 Kb) 03 Aug 2021

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 08 Jul 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 08 Jul 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 May 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 May 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 24 Feb 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Change to Team PDF (184.46 Kb) 04 Mar 2021

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 14 Aug 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input 28 Oct 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (178.67 Kb) 22 Feb 2021
    Variation Response PDF (127.40 Kb) 08 Mar 2021

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 14 Aug 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (189.11 Kb) 21 Sep 2020
    Stakeholder Announcement: Site visit - delayed by 1 week PDF (183.60 Kb) 21 Sep 2020

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 14 Aug 2020 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2841 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2840 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2837 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2836 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2839 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2838 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 20 Sep 2022 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 20 Sep 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2387 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2386 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2383 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2382 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2385 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine sets associated with drifting floating objects, including natural floating objects and drifting fish aggregating devices 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2384 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine unassociated sets (also referred to as sets on free-swimming schools – FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 May 2022 1 files