- Certifier :
- Global Trust Certification Ltd.
- Certified status :
- Certified since :
- 03 Sep 2019
- Certificate expires :
- 02 Mar 2025
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 08 Sep 2023 1 files Surveillance audit announcement 13 Jun 2023 1 files Stakeholder Announcement: Surveillance audit after certificate anniversary date 06 Mar 2023 1 files Surveillance report 06 Feb 2023 1 files Stakeholder Announcement: GTC's intention to conduct the Surveillance Audit outside of the allowed 6 month wiindow 04 Nov 2022 1 files
General Fishery Documents
Document Title File Type Published On Stakeholder Announcement: Surveillance audit after certificate anniversary date PDF (103.57 Kb) 06 Mar 2023 Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of surveillance audit after certificate anniversary PDF (99.31 Kb) 01 Mar 2022 Stakeholder Announcement: Postponement of Surveillance Audit and Change in Audit Team PDF (181.92 Kb) 10 Sep 2021 Stakeholder Announcement: CAB response to ASMFC non compliance finding PDF (216.13 Kb) 20 Dec 2019 Stakeholder Announcement: CAB response to changes to the circumstances of the fishery PDF (179.33 Kb) 01 Nov 2019 Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (230.14 Kb) 03 Sep 2019
Units of Certification
MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area UoC-1636 Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) - two boats operated purse seines: Purse seine 21 (Atlantic, Northwest), 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
Public certification report and certificate issue
Documents Published on Files Public certification report 03 Sep 2019 1 files Public certification report announcement 03 Sep 2019 1 files
There was an objection accepted to the final report and determination for this fishery.
The Independent Adjudicator’s final decision is included in the Public Certification Report.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the documents related to this objection.
Other Documents File type Published on Other document: U.S. Atlantic menhaden Cert sharing statement PDF (115.17 Kb) 03 Sep 2019
Final assessment report and determination
Documents Published on Files Final report and determination 06 Mar 2019 1 files Final report and determination announcement 05 Mar 2019 1 files Other Documents File type Published on Variation Request PDF (255.96 Kb) 02 Nov 2018
Public review of the draft assessment report
Documents Published on Files Public comment draft report 04 Dec 2018 1 files Public comment draft report announcement 04 Dec 2018 1 files Other Documents File type Published on Stakeholder Announcement: Stakeholder Notification of extension of deadline to submit comments on PCDR PDF (257.16 Kb) 10 Dec 2018
Client and peer review
Documents Published on Files Proposed peer reviewers 19 Sep 2017 1 files
Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation
Documents Published on Files Fishery announcement template 06 Jun 2017 1 files Other Documents File type Published on Other document: • MSC Announcement of additional stakeholder comment period ATL menhaden (MSC030) PDF (225.97 Kb) 05 Mar 2018 Variation Response PDF (506.01 Kb) 08 Nov 2018 Stakeholder Announcement: Change in Lead Auditor, Accepted VR, Revised timeline and stat PDF (262.67 Kb) 09 Nov 2018 Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (297.16 Kb) 09 Nov 2018
Documents Published on Files Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 05 Mar 2018 2 files