Certifier : 
SCS Global Services
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
11 May 2020
Certificate expires : 
10 Nov 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 input (ACDR) 09 May 2022 2 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Apr 2022 1 files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 07 Apr 2022 1 files
    Scope extension announcement 07 Apr 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 09 Nov 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR Update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
  • Initial assessment (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2074 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, anchored FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2075 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, drifting FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2073 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, free school (un-associated sets) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, anchored FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2072 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, drifting FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2070 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): free school (un-associated sets) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 08 May 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 08 May 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Gap analysis PDF (295.69 Kb) 06 Oct 2020
    Gap analysis PDF (255.96 Kb) 19 Jan 2021

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 15 Apr 2020 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 15 Apr 2020 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 20 Feb 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report 25 Feb 2020 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 05 Nov 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Timeline Deviation PDF (161.67 Kb) 17 Dec 2019

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 26 Feb 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Update to Team Lead PDF (169.53 Kb) 12 Aug 2019
    Variation Request PDF (76.55 Kb) 03 Apr 2019
    Variation Response PDF (147.99 Kb) 10 May 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (190.79 Kb) 30 Aug 2019

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 18 Dec 2019 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 14 Aug 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2577 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2074 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, anchored FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2075 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, drifting FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2073 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, free school (un-associated sets) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, anchored FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2072 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, drifting FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2070 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): free school (un-associated sets) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Apr 2022 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2577 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2074 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, anchored FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2075 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, drifting FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2073 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, free school (un-associated sets) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2071 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, anchored FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2072 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine fishing, drifting FADS 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2070 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): free school (un-associated sets) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 07 Apr 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 09 May 2022 2 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 07 Apr 2022 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2577 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Nov 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 08 Nov 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 15 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 15 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 06 Sep 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 06 Sep 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 07 Oct 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 29 Jan 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 03 May 2021 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 29 Jan 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 29 Jan 2021 1 files