Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
26 Jun 2012
Certificate expires : 
25 Dec 2022

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
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Jul 2022 1 files
    Proposed peer reviewers 29 Jun 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (215.68 Kb) 10 Dec 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (152.39 Kb) 15 Aug 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (147.77 Kb) 10 Jul 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 24 Oct 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 29 Jun 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 25 Mar 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 25 Mar 2022 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 24 Oct 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 26 Jun 2017 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 26 Jun 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 02 Jun 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 02 Jun 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 25 Apr 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report 25 Apr 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 12 Jan 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (121.61 Kb) 30 Mar 2017

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Aug 2016 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 29 Mar 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Mar 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Jul 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 May 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Jul 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Aug 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Apr 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Aug 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 26 Jun 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 26 Jun 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 03 May 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 03 May 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 29 Mar 2012 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 29 Mar 2012 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 04 Aug 2011 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 17 May 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (129.97 Kb) 17 May 2011

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 17 May 2011 1 files
    Use of the RBF 17 May 2011 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 01 Feb 2011 2 files
    Stakeholder announcement 01 Feb 2011 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 15 Feb 2011 2 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 31 Jan 2012 4 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Aug 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Nov 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Jun 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Aug 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Jul 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0599 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0600 Mussels (Mytilus spp) Miscellaneous Gear 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Mar 2013 2 files
    Surveillance report 18 Jun 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Cancellation of Surveillance Site Visit PDF (195.40 Kb) 26 Feb 2013