Certifier : 
MRAG Americas, Inc.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
19 Nov 2010
Certificate expires : 
20 May 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
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Surveillance Audit Announcement 06 May 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Dec 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Feb 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Nov 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Surveillance Audit Announcement PDF (203.81 Kb) 06 May 2022
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (179.72 Kb) 30 Aug 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (295.99 Kb) 26 Jul 2019
    Variation Response PDF (511.68 Kb) 11 Sep 2018
    Variation Request PDF (1028.66 Kb) 11 Sep 2018
  • Re-Assessment (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 21 Nov 2019 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 21 Nov 2019 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 15 Oct 2019 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 15 Oct 2019 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 20 Jun 2019 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 20 Jun 2019 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 28 Feb 2019 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

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

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Nov 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Dec 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Mar 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Nov 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Feb 2021 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 25 Sep 2014 1 files
    Public certification announcement 25 Nov 2014 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 28 Oct 2014 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 28 Oct 2014 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 09 Sep 2014 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 09 Sep 2014 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 05 Aug 2014 2 files
    Peer review confirmation 19 Aug 2014 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 17 Oct 2013 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 16 Jul 2013 2 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 23 Jul 2013 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 23 Jul 2013 2 files
    Stakeholder announcement 23 Jul 2013 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 27 Aug 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (28.43 Kb) 23 Jul 2013
    Other: Certificate sharing letter PDF (7.38 Kb) 23 Jul 2013

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 31 Jul 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Nov 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Jan 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Oct 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Jan 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Oct 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Jan 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 Oct 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Feb 2016 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2007)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 13 Oct 2009 1 files
    Public certification announcement 21 Oct 2009 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 standards@msc.org to request the documents related to this objection.


    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 19 May 2009 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 19 May 2009 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 01 Apr 2009 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 01 Apr 2009 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 05 Jun 2008 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 03 Oct 2007 2 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 31 May 2007 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 31 May 2007 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Oct 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Jan 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance report 29 Jan 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (259.90 Kb) 26 Jul 2012
    Stakeholder Announcement: Extended Stakeholder Consultation PDF (86.44 Kb) 20 Dec 2012
    Variation Request PDF (266.81 Kb) 26 Jul 2012
    Variation Request PDF (208.09 Kb) 18 Dec 2012
    Stakeholder Announcement: Extension in timeline for undertaking surveillance audit PDF (18.56 Kb) 26 Jul 2012
    Variation Response PDF (170.81 Kb) 18 Dec 2012

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Aug 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Dec 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (80.92 Kb) 18 Nov 2011
    Variation Response PDF (212.07 Kb) 18 Nov 2011
    Variation Request PDF (111.61 Kb) 09 Jun 2011
    Variation Response PDF (147.12 Kb) 18 Nov 2011
    Variation Response PDF (194.61 Kb) 09 Jun 2011
    Variation Request PDF (271.97 Kb) 18 Nov 2011

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0158 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)
      UoC-0157 North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 07 Sep 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jan 2011 1 files