Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
06 Oct 2017
Certificate expires : 
06 Apr 2023

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 report 07 Jun 2021 1 files
    Variation Response 18 Feb 2021 1 files
    Variation Request 03 Feb 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Jan 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Feb 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (209.31 Kb) 14 Jan 2020
    Other document: Change in surveillance schedule PDF (143.71 Kb) 03 Oct 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (191.11 Kb) 28 Aug 2019
    Vessel List PDF (232.16 Kb) 21 May 2019
    Vessel List PDF (39.57 Kb) 21 May 2019
    Variation Response PDF (241.79 Kb) 20 Jun 2017
    Variation Request PDF (269.28 Kb) 13 Jun 2017
    Variation Response PDF (247.33 Kb) 06 Jun 2017
    Variation Request PDF (277.71 Kb) 30 May 2017
    Variation Response PDF (243.61 Kb) 24 Feb 2017
    Variation Response PDF (305.57 Kb) 24 Feb 2017
    Variation Request PDF (455.88 Kb) 10 Feb 2017
  • Initial assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1390 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1388 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1389 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1387 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1391 Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker) (Cyclopterus lumpus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1384 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1386 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1661 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1662 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1385 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1383 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1611 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 06 Oct 2017 1 files
    Public certification report 06 Oct 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 14 Sep 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 15 Sep 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 15 Jun 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 14 Jun 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 08 Sep 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 13 Jul 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 28 Mar 2017 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 04 Jan 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1390 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1388 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1389 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1387 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1391 Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker) (Cyclopterus lumpus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1386 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1384 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1661 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1385 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1662 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1383 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1611 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Jan 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Jun 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (324.36 Kb) 03 Feb 2021
    Variation Response PDF (129.20 Kb) 18 Feb 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1390 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1388 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1387 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1389 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1391 Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker) (Cyclopterus lumpus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1384 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1661 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1386 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1385 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1383 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1662 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1611 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Feb 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (167.81 Kb) 09 Jan 2020

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1390 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1388 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1387 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1389 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1391 Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker) (Cyclopterus lumpus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1384 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1661 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1386 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1662 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1383 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1385 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1611 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 07 Jan 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Apr 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Postponement of surveillance audit PDF (47.35 Kb) 27 Sep 2018