Certifier : 
MRAG Americas, Inc.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
08 Dec 2016
Certificate expires : 
02 Aug 2022

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
    Variation Response 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Variation Request 09 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 08 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement = Open consultation 08 Jun 2022 1 files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 16 Mar 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (128.05 Kb) 16 Jun 2022
    Variation Request PDF (196.36 Kb) 09 Jun 2022
    Variation Response PDF (124.62 Kb) 21 Apr 2022
    Variation Request PDF (198.39 Kb) 07 Apr 2022
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (189.05 Kb) 12 Aug 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1111 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2356 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2357 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 08 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Jun 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Mar 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 30 Sep 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Extended Information Gathering Phase and Indicative Timeline PDF (308.59 Kb) 08 Nov 2021

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 29 Oct 2021 1 files
    Use of the RBF 30 Sep 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 16 Mar 2022 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2357 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2356 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1111 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification announcement 08 Dec 2016 1 files
    Public certification report 08 Dec 2016 3 files

    There was an objection accepted to the final report and determination for this fishery.
    The Independent Adjudicator’s final decision is included in the Public Certification Report.
    Please email standards@msc.org to request the documents related to this objection.


    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 24 May 2016 2 files
    Final report and determination announcement 12 May 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised Timeline PDF (75.01 Kb) 01 Sep 2016

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 04 Feb 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 26 Jan 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Supplemental stakeholder consultation period PDF (124.50 Kb) 01 May 2015
    Stakeholder Announcement: Correction to PCDR PDF (91.85 Kb) 04 Feb 2016

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 19 Nov 2015 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 01 Dec 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 13 Jun 2014 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 13 Jun 2014 1 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 21 Jul 2014 3 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 27 May 2014 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 27 May 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 13 Jun 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other: Certificate Sharing Confirmation PDF (102.88 Kb) 23 May 2014

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 18 Jun 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2357 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1111 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2356 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 Sep 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Jan 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2356 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2357 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1111 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jan 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Apr 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2357 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1111 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2356 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Oct 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Jan 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2357 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1111 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2356 Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 07 Nov 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Feb 2018 1 files