Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Withdrawn
Certified since : 
03 Jan 2016
Certificate expires : 
02 Jul 2021

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    Certificate withdrawn 10 Mar 2021 1 files
    Notice of Intent to suspend 30 Nov 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Nov 2020 1 files
    Variation Response 04 Sep 2020 1 files
    Variation Request 03 Sep 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
  • Initial Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 22 Dec 2015 1 files
    Public certification announcement 22 Dec 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (259.17 Kb) 05 Jan 2016

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 03 Dec 2015 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 03 Dec 2015 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 23 Jul 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 23 Jul 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Mar 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 01 May 2014 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 01 May 2014 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 29 Apr 2014 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 29 Apr 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 19 May 2014 1 files

    Timeline Documents

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

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Jul 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Nov 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (261.28 Kb) 03 Sep 2020
    Variation Response PDF (129.21 Kb) 04 Sep 2020
    Notice of Intent to suspend PDF (144.92 Kb) 30 Nov 2020
    Certificate withdrawn PDF (113.90 Kb) 10 Mar 2021

  • Expedited Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 11 Jan 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Jan 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Apr 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 27 Apr 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Jul 2018 1 files

  • Expedited Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement expedited audit 15 Feb 2018 1 files
    Expedited audit report 11 Oct 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: CAB Joint Statement PDF (133.88 Kb) 12 Apr 2018

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1099 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1102 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1097 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1101 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1098 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1103 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1100 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Jan 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Jun 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (95.28 Kb) 27 Mar 2017
    Variation Response PDF (246.95 Kb) 06 Apr 2017