Certifier : 
SCS Global Services
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
16 Dec 2016
Certificate expires : 
15 Jun 2027

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
    Public certification report 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 31 May 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 20 Apr 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 11 Apr 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (115.23 Kb) 09 Sep 2021
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1288 Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1289 Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 16 Jun 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (148.08 Kb) 31 May 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 20 Apr 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 11 Apr 2022 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 09 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 09 Mar 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 15 Dec 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 13 Aug 2021 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 13 Aug 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 16 Aug 2021 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1288 Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1289 Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 15 Dec 2016 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 13 Dec 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Certificate Sharing Letter PDF (304.70 Kb) 15 Dec 2016

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 10 Nov 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 10 Nov 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 29 Sep 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 29 Sep 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 19 Jul 2016 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 08 Aug 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Timeline Revision PDF (608.73 Kb) 07 Jul 2016

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Dec 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: On-Site Visit Announcement PDF (103.93 Kb) 26 Feb 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 18 Dec 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1288 Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1289 Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Aug 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Nov 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1288 Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1289 Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Nov 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Feb 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1288 Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1289 Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Oct 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Dec 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1288 Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-1289 Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica) Dredges - Boat dredges 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Oct 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Feb 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (310.53 Kb) 17 Oct 2017
    Variation Response PDF (510.74 Kb) 20 Oct 2017
    Variation Request PDF (305.18 Kb) 05 Jan 2018
    Variation Response PDF (511.84 Kb) 11 Jan 2018
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (82.45 Kb) 23 Jul 2019