Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
24 Sep 2013
Certificate expires : 
27 Feb 2024

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
    Vessel List 09 Feb 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Dec 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Sep 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 16 Mar 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 16 Mar 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (181.53 Kb) 09 Feb 2022
    Vessel List PDF (214.32 Kb) 12 Oct 2021
    Vessel List PDF (305.90 Kb) 09 Apr 2021
    Vessel List PDF (224.57 Kb) 17 Feb 2021
    Vessel List PDF (308.19 Kb) 30 Dec 2020
    Vessel List PDF (276.39 Kb) 29 Sep 2020
    Vessel List PDF (207.83 Kb) 25 Mar 2020
    Vessel List PDF (135.22 Kb) 18 Dec 2019
    Vessel List PDF (135.22 Kb) 18 Dec 2019
    Vessel List PDF (128.87 Kb) 28 Nov 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (261.57 Kb) 14 Aug 2019
    Vessel List PDF (189.50 Kb) 31 Jul 2019
    Vessel List PDF (133.52 Kb) 12 Oct 2018
    Vessel List PDF (148.07 Kb) 08 Jan 2018
    Vessel List PDF (148.44 Kb) 12 Oct 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 28 Aug 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 28 Aug 2018 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 31 Jul 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 31 Jul 2018 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 30 May 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 31 May 2018 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 13 Apr 2018 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 31 Aug 2017 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 19 Apr 2018 1 files
    Assessment timeline 19 Apr 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)
      UoC-2465 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Sep 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Aug 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Oct 2020 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2465 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Mar 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 16 Mar 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 22 Feb 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 22 Feb 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 08 Jan 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Jan 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 08 Jan 2021 2 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 10 Nov 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 19 Aug 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 31 Aug 2020 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 14 Aug 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 23 Dec 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Jul 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Oct 2019 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification announcement 23 Sep 2013 1 files
    Public certification report 24 Sep 2013 2 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.

    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (134.18 Kb) 24 Sep 2013

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 22 Jan 2013 3 files
    Final report and determination announcement 22 Jan 2013 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 30 Aug 2012 2 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 30 Aug 2012 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 20 Dec 2011 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 27 Mar 2012 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 28 Apr 2011 2 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 21 Aug 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 04 Sep 2008 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Aug 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Dec 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Sep 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jan 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Sep 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Dec 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0161 Walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus = Theragra chalcogramma) Trawls - Midwater trawls 61 (Pacific, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 Jul 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Nov 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (157.10 Kb) 18 May 2015
    Variation Request PDF (261.39 Kb) 10 Oct 2014
    Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (39.16 Kb) 05 Jun 2014
    List of client group members PDF (178.27 Kb) 28 Apr 2014
    Variation Response PDF (182.46 Kb) 20 Oct 2014