Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
26 Jun 2020
Certificate expires : 
25 Dec 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 23 Jun 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed surveillance 08 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other document: CABs joint announcement MEGVAR 16 Oct 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 29 Jun 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed surveillance PDF (140.75 Kb) 08 Dec 2021
    Other document: CABs joint announcement MEGVAR PDF (561.25 Kb) 16 Oct 2020
    Other document: CABs joint announcement MEGVAR PDF (561.25 Kb) 16 Oct 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (240.94 Kb) 02 Sep 2019
    Variation Response PDF (125.20 Kb) 20 Aug 2019
    Variation Request PDF (139.51 Kb) 07 Aug 2019
  • Initial assessment (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1783 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1786 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1790 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1784 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1785 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1787 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1774 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1775 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1773 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1776 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1777 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1778 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1780 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1779 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 26 Jun 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 29 Jun 2020 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 27 May 2020 1 files
    Final report and determination 27 May 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (257.06 Kb) 24 Feb 2020
    Variation Request PDF (162.54 Kb) 23 Mar 2020
    Variation Response PDF (122.20 Kb) 01 Apr 2020

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 23 Jan 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report 23 Jan 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (197.87 Kb) 18 Dec 2018
    Variation Response PDF (124.99 Kb) 18 Mar 2020

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Aug 2019 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 04 Apr 2018 1 files
    Use of the RBF 29 Mar 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change to use of RBF PDF (128.13 Kb) 27 Apr 2018
    Other document: RBF Form PDF (145.26 Kb) 24 Sep 2018
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change to use of the RBF PDF (165.98 Kb) 24 Sep 2018
    Other document PDF (134.29 Kb) 24 Sep 2018
    Other document: Timeline PDF (132.02 Kb) 13 Dec 2018
    Other document: Change of Team Leader PDF (130.29 Kb) 21 Aug 2019
    Variation Request PDF (251.71 Kb) 06 Jan 2020
    Variation Response PDF (122.73 Kb) 15 Jan 2020

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 07 Apr 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1785 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1783 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1786 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1790 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1784 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1775 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1773 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1774 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1778 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 81 (Pacific, Southwest)
      UoC-1780 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1777 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Jun 2022 1 files