Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Combined with another assessment
Certified since : 
03 Jul 2010
Certificate expires : 
02 Jan 2016

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.

NOTE: this fishery is now certified as part of the SPSG, DPPO, PFA, SPFPO & KFO Atlanto-Scandian purse seine and pelagic trawl herring

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Variation Request 08 Dec 2015 1 files
    Variation Response 08 Dec 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Jul 2014 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Aug 2013 1 files
  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0359 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 06 Jul 2010 1 files
    Public certification announcement 06 Jul 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Clarification of Extent of Fishery and Traceability PDF (85.22 Kb) 20 Mar 2013
    Variation Request PDF (203.82 Kb) 08 Dec 2015
    Variation Response PDF (212.69 Kb) 08 Dec 2015

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 08 Jun 2010 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 08 Jun 2010 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 22 Apr 2010 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 22 Apr 2010 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 19 Jan 2010 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 25 Feb 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 24 Nov 2008 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 13 Nov 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 13 Nov 2009 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 13 Nov 2009 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 13 Nov 2009 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0359 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Jul 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0359 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 May 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Aug 2013 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0359 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 Mar 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Jun 2012 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0359 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 02 Jun 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Sep 2011 1 files