Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
30 Apr 2009
Certificate expires : 
30 Jan 2025

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 25 Apr 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Jan 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Jun 2021 1 files
    Variation Response 18 Feb 2021 1 files
    Variation Request 03 Feb 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (190.74 Kb) 28 Aug 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 25 Jul 2019 1 files
    Public certification report 25 Jul 2019 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 25 Jun 2019 1 files
    Final report and determination 25 Jun 2019 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 17 May 2019 1 files
    Public comment draft report 17 May 2019 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Mar 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (164.12 Kb) 23 Apr 2019
    Variation Response PDF (124.18 Kb) 14 May 2019

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 06 Sep 2018 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Sep 2018 1 files
    Assessment timeline 18 Jun 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Jan 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Apr 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Jan 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Jun 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (324.36 Kb) 03 Feb 2021
    Variation Response PDF (126.47 Kb) 18 Feb 2021

  • Re-Assessment (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 03 Jul 2014 1 files
    Public certification announcement 03 Jul 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (37.76 Kb) 04 Aug 2014

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 22 May 2014 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 22 May 2014 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 20 Mar 2014 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 20 Mar 2014 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 04 Feb 2014 2 files
    Peer review confirmation 17 Sep 2013 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 24 Apr 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change of Client PDF (25.54 Kb) 16 May 2013

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 16 Apr 2013 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 02 Apr 2013 2 files
    Stakeholder announcement 02 Apr 2013 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 16 Apr 2013 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 02 Apr 2013 2 files

  • Expedited Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Expedited audit

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 26 Apr 2019 1 files
    Expedited audit report 03 Jun 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Sep 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Dec 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised Certificate - Expedited audit report of 03.06.2019 PDF (340.82 Kb) 04 Jun 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Jun 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Sep 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Jun 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Oct 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 26 Mar 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Jun 2015 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2007)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 30 Apr 2009 1 files
    Public certification announcement 30 Apr 2009 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 08 Apr 2009 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 08 Apr 2009 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 26 Feb 2009 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 26 Feb 2009 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Corrigenda: Amendment to target date of eligibility PDF (59.67 Kb) 04 Mar 2009

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 29 Feb 2008 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 20 Dec 2007 2 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 28 Mar 2008 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 16 Oct 2007 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 02 Apr 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Aug 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (417.01 Kb) 07 Jan 2014
    Variation Response PDF (185.25 Kb) 07 Jan 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 31 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Aug 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (351.36 Kb) 24 Jul 2012
    Variation Response PDF (129.07 Kb) 24 Jul 2012

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 Mar 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Jun 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0017 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0016 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Apr 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Sep 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of Timing of Surveillance Audit PDF (28.87 Kb) 19 Mar 2010
    Stakeholder Announcement: Variation in the submission of Surveillance Audit report PDF (16.68 Kb) 22 Jul 2010
    Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (23.65 Kb) 15 Oct 2009