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SCS Global Services
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In Assessment

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.

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    Public comment draft report announcement 07 Nov 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 02 Nov 2022 1 files
  • Initial assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2630 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-2632 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Public Comment Draft Report

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    Public comment draft report 02 Nov 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 02 Nov 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 04 May 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 13 Dec 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder Input (ACDR) 22 Feb 2022 4 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 13 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (202.24 Kb) 16 Feb 2022
    Variation Response PDF (123.15 Kb) 17 Feb 2022

    Timeline Documents

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    Assessment timeline 13 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2625 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2623 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2626 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-2627 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-2624 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 09 Nov 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 09 Nov 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 04 May 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 13 Dec 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder Input (ACDR) 22 Feb 2022 4 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 13 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (202.24 Kb) 16 Feb 2022
    Variation Response PDF (123.15 Kb) 17 Feb 2022

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 13 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2628 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2629 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Set longlines 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 07 Nov 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 07 Nov 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 04 May 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 13 Dec 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder Input (ACDR) 22 Feb 2022 4 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 13 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (202.24 Kb) 16 Feb 2022
    Variation Response PDF (123.15 Kb) 17 Feb 2022

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 13 Dec 2021 1 files