Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
In Assessment

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.

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  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Other document: PCDR stakeholder period extension 01 Dec 2023 1 files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 24 Nov 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
  • Initial assessment (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2941 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2938 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2944 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2932 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2935 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2947 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2930 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2939 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2942 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2936 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2945 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2933 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2934 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2940 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2931 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2946 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2937 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2943 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 26 Jul 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Shortlist of potential peer reviewers PDF (526.31 Kb) 27 Jul 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement: Shortlist of peer reviewers PDF (611.56 Kb) 11 Aug 2023

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 01 Mar 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder Input (ACDR) 20 Apr 2023 2 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 20 Feb 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 24 Nov 2023 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2937 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2943 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2931 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2934 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2946 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2940 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: PCDR stakeholder period extension PDF (216.73 Kb) 01 Dec 2023

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 12 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 27 Oct 2023 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2932 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2935 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2938 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2941 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2944 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2947 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 12 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 27 Oct 2023 1 files

  • Early application of Section SE (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2945 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2939 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2936 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2933 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2942 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2930 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine setting on FADs and unassociated schools 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report 31 Oct 2023 1 files
    Section SE Public Comment Draft Report Announcement 31 Oct 2023 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Jun 2023 1 files

    Announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Section SE Announcement 12 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 27 Oct 2023 1 files