Certifier : 
Global Trust Certification Ltd.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
16 Apr 2013
Certificate expires : 
22 Apr 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
    Final Draft Report and determination 27 Mar 2024 1 files
    Final Draft Report and determination announcement = Open consultation 27 Mar 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report 19 Feb 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement 19 Feb 2024 1 files
    Variation Response 16 Feb 2024 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Surveillance audit after certificate anniversary PDF (106.08 Kb) 16 Feb 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement: Surveillance audit after certificate anniversary PDF (102.49 Kb) 14 Feb 2022
    Variation Response PDF (120.34 Kb) 26 Jul 2021
    Variation Request PDF (207.17 Kb) 16 Jul 2021
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (226.70 Kb) 27 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (506.91 Kb) 01 Nov 2017
    Variation Request PDF (500.69 Kb) 20 Oct 2017
    Stakeholder Announcement: CAB Change PDF (308.31 Kb) 04 Aug 2017
    List of client group members PDF (216.33 Kb) 08 Feb 2016
  • Reassessment v2.3 (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public Comment Draft Report 19 Feb 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement 19 Feb 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (191.82 Kb) 09 Feb 2024
    Variation Response PDF (166.74 Kb) 16 Feb 2024

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 20 Sep 2023 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 19 May 2023 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final Draft Report and determination 27 Mar 2024 1 files
    Final Draft Report and determination announcement 27 Mar 2024 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 19 May 2023 1 files
    Scope declaration template 19 May 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 17 May 2023 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

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

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 27 Jul 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 27 Jul 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (324.08 Kb) 26 Jul 2018

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 19 Jun 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 19 Jun 2018 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 13 Apr 2018 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Aug 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (331.74 Kb) 14 Jun 2018
    Variation Response PDF (511.23 Kb) 19 Jun 2018

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 11 Jan 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 May 2023 1 files
    Surveillance report 29 Sep 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (233.35 Kb) 11 Dec 2023

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 31 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Aug 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Apr 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Aug 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Sep 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Dec 2019 3 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Apr 2013 1 files
    Public certification announcement 16 Apr 2013 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 19 Mar 2013 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 19 Mar 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (510.01 Kb) 27 Jul 2018

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 05 Feb 2013 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 05 Feb 2013 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 18 Jul 2012 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 07 Jun 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (286.43 Kb) 18 Jul 2012

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 07 Jun 2012 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 15 May 2012 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 15 May 2012 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 07 Jun 2012 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 14 May 2012 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Aug 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jan 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (505.83 Kb) 01 Nov 2017

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Aug 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Dec 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (440.02 Kb) 07 Dec 2016
    Variation Response PDF (240.31 Kb) 13 Dec 2016

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 May 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Oct 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0727 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0726 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0735 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0728 Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Traps - Pots 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Apr 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Jun 2014 1 files