Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
12 Sep 2018
Certificate expires : 
29 Feb 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 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Apr 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Jan 2020 1 files
    Notice of Intent to suspend 23 Dec 2019 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Notice of Intent to suspend PDF (121.99 Kb) 23 Dec 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (188.98 Kb) 14 Aug 2019
    Other document: Deepwater Group Shareholder List PDF (17.51 Kb) 06 Sep 2018
    Variation Response PDF (434.06 Kb) 31 Aug 2018
    Variation Response PDF (434.06 Kb) 31 Aug 2018
    Variation Request PDF (102.48 Kb) 30 Aug 2018
    List of client group members PDF (85.11 Kb) 13 Aug 2018
    Certificate withdrawn PDF (198.05 Kb) 20 Apr 2018
  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1643 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1644 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1646 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1647 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1649 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1645 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1648 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1651 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1654 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1652 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1653 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1650 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1656 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1655 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1660 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1659 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1658 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 12 Sep 2018 3 files
    Public certification report announcement 12 Sep 2018 3 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 09 Aug 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination 10 Aug 2018 3 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 25 Apr 2018 3 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 26 Apr 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (179.96 Kb) 12 Apr 2018

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 Feb 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (131.32 Kb) 08 Mar 2018
    Variation Response PDF (197.89 Kb) 08 Mar 2018
    Variation Response PDF (199.03 Kb) 16 Apr 2018

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 20 Jun 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1643 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1644 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1649 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1645 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1648 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1646 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1647 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1654 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1653 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1651 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1652 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1650 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1656 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1655 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1658 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1660 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1659 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Jun 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1643 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1644 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1647 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1648 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1649 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1646 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1645 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1653 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1654 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1650 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1651 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1652 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1656 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1655 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1660 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1659 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1658 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Apr 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Jun 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1644 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1643 Hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1648 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1645 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1649 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1647 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1646 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1654 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1652 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1650 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1651 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1653 Ling (Genypterus blacodes) (Genypterus blacodes) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1655 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1656 Southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis) Trawls - Midwater trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1660 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1658 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1659 Southern hake (Merluccius australis) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Jan 2020 1 files