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Global Trust Certification Ltd.
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.

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 11 Jan 2024 1 files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 27 Sep 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: RBF Background Information 07 Jul 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder Input (ACDR) 07 Jul 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of MSC's acceptance of a VR 06 Jul 2023 1 files
  • Initial assessment (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-3020 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3035 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3011 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3023 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3005 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3029 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3014 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3008 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3032 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3026 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3038 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3017 Northern brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) Trawls - Other: Beam trawl for catching surface shrimp 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3031 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3037 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3025 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3013 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3007 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3022 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3040 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3034 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3016 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3010 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3028 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3019 Northern pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum) Trawls - Other: Beam trawl for catching surface shrimp 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3006 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3012 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3030 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3015 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3036 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3021 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3024 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3009 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3039 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3027 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3033 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Other 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)
      UoC-3018 Northern white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus) Trawls - Other: Beam trawl for catching surface shrimp 31 (Atlantic, Western Central)

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 27 Sep 2023 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 24 Apr 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder Input (ACDR) 07 Jul 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (160.26 Kb) 03 Jul 2023
    Variation Response PDF (112.93 Kb) 05 Jul 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of MSC's acceptance of a VR PDF (117.56 Kb) 06 Jul 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement: RBF Background Information PDF (757.17 Kb) 07 Jul 2023

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 24 Apr 2023 1 files
    Use of the RBF 24 Apr 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 11 Jan 2024 1 files