Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Combined with another assessment
Certified since : 
15 Jul 2008
Certificate expires : 
16 Apr 2017

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.

Please note this fishery is covered by another assessment - PFA & SPSG North Sea herring.

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Surveillance report 07 Jul 2016 1 files
    Vessel List 12 Apr 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Aug 2015 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 07 Jul 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Jul 2014 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (421.23 Kb) 12 Apr 2016
  • Re-Assessment (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 11 Jul 2013 1 files
    Public certification announcement 11 Jul 2013 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 30 Apr 2013 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 30 Apr 2013 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 21 Feb 2013 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 07 Mar 2013 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 24 Jul 2012 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 31 May 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (69.42 Kb) 13 Nov 2012
    Variation Response PDF (69.42 Kb) 13 Nov 2012
    Variation Response PDF (69.42 Kb) 13 Nov 2012
    Variation Response PDF (69.42 Kb) 13 Nov 2012
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (297.96 Kb) 13 Nov 2012
    Variation Request PDF (83.49 Kb) 13 Nov 2012

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 24 May 2012 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 03 May 2012 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 03 May 2012 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 15 May 2012 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 03 May 2012 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance report 07 Jul 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 07 Jul 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Aug 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Apr 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Jul 2014 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2007)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Jul 2008 1 files
    Public certification announcement 09 Jul 2008 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 19 Jun 2008 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 19 Jun 2008 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 01 Apr 2008 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 18 May 2008 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 18 Sep 2007 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 10 Jul 2007 2 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 30 Oct 2007 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 30 May 2007 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Aug 2012 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Mar 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Aug 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 Apr 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Jun 2010 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0721 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 02 Apr 2009 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Jul 2009 1 files