Certifier : 
MRAG Americas, Inc.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
24 Oct 2016
Certificate expires : 
01 Jun 2027

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
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 01 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 01 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 01 Jun 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 09 May 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 09 May 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (124.67 Kb) 08 Mar 2022
    Variation Request PDF (196.10 Kb) 03 Mar 2022
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (127.23 Kb) 12 Jul 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1285 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1284 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 01 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 01 Jun 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (129.14 Kb) 01 Jun 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 09 May 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 09 May 2022 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 06 Apr 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 06 Apr 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Nov 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 18 Aug 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 17 Sep 2021 2 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Aug 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 31 Jan 2022 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1284 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1285 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 19 Oct 2016 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 19 Oct 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 06 Oct 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 06 Oct 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (76.21 Kb) 15 Sep 2016
    Variation Response PDF (194.40 Kb) 15 Sep 2016

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 21 Jun 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 Apr 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 02 Dec 2015 1 files
    Use of the RBF 02 Dec 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (186.89 Kb) 09 Feb 2016
    Variation Request PDF (252.75 Kb) 19 Jan 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 03 Dec 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1284 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1285 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Aug 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Nov 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1285 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1284 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 04 Feb 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Aug 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1284 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1285 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 07 Mar 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 29 Jun 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Site visit date change PDF (243.69 Kb) 26 Mar 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1284 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1285 Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) Dredges - Boat dredges 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Feb 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 21 May 2018 2 files