Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
30 Oct 2012
Certificate expires : 
29 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
    Announcement Comment Draft Report = Open consultation 28 Jul 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF = Open consultation 28 Jul 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 26 Jul 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Nov 2020 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Sep 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (148.35 Kb) 04 Jul 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 28 Jul 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 26 Jul 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF 28 Jul 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 30 Aug 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 30 Aug 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 03 Aug 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 03 Aug 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 23 May 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 23 May 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 16 Feb 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (122.16 Kb) 30 Mar 2017

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 06 Oct 2016 1 files
    Use of the RBF 06 Oct 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Oct 2016 1 files
    Assessment timeline 29 Mar 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Sep 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Nov 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Sep 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Feb 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 Aug 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Nov 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 30 Oct 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 30 Oct 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 25 Sep 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 25 Sep 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 16 Aug 2012 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 16 Aug 2012 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 24 Jan 2012 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 20 Sep 2016 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 20 Sep 2016 1 files
    Use of the RBF 20 Sep 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Confirmation of assessment team 20 Sep 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Oct 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Jan 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Sep 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Nov 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Sep 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Nov 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0712 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0677 Cockle (Cerastoderma edule) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand raked 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Oct 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 14 Nov 2013 1 files