Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
25 Jan 2023
Certificate expires : 
24 Jan 2028

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
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised audit schedule 02 Feb 2024 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Nov 2023 1 files
    Public certification report 25 Jan 2023 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 25 Jan 2023 1 files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 28 Dec 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (123.36 Kb) 02 Dec 2022
    Variation Request PDF (480.10 Kb) 17 Nov 2022
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (232.99 Kb) 04 Nov 2022
  • Initial assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2608 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Combined gillnets-trammel nets: Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2607 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Demersal longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2609 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2606 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 25 Jan 2023 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 25 Jan 2023 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 28 Dec 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 28 Dec 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (416.73 Kb) 26 Oct 2022
    Variation Response PDF (123.20 Kb) 14 Nov 2022

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 14 Jul 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 14 Jul 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (381.56 Kb) 09 May 2022
    Variation Response PDF (126.63 Kb) 16 May 2022

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 23 Feb 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 05 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (127.22 Kb) 30 Nov 2021
    Variation Request PDF (419.68 Kb) 01 Dec 2021

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 02 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (392.38 Kb) 25 Jun 2022
    Variation Response PDF (118.37 Kb) 12 Jul 2022

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 28 Dec 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2608 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Combined gillnets-trammel nets: Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2607 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Demersal longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2609 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Seine Nets - Boat or vessel seines - Danish seines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2606 Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Nov 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised audit schedule PDF (462.18 Kb) 02 Feb 2024