Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
In Assessment
Certified since : 
03 Nov 2009

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
    Final draft report and determination 16 Apr 2024 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement = Open consultation 16 Apr 2024 1 files
    Public comment draft report 28 Feb 2024 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 28 Feb 2024 1 files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 25 Oct 2023 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (126.92 Kb) 30 Apr 2021
    Variation Request PDF (154.31 Kb) 19 Apr 2021
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (487.29 Kb) 08 Aug 2019
  • Initial assessment (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 16 Apr 2024 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 16 Apr 2024 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 28 Feb 2024 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 28 Feb 2024 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed Peer Reviewers 25 Oct 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Shortlist of potential peer reviewers PDF (213.47 Kb) 25 Oct 2023

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 28 Apr 2023 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Use of the RBF 28 Apr 2023 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 28 Apr 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change of assessment team PDF (174.25 Kb) 19 Jun 2023
    Stakeholder Announcement: Site visit dates confirmed PDF (607.91 Kb) 30 Jun 2023

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 26 Jul 2023 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Aug 2016 2 files
    Public certification report announcement 08 Aug 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 12 Jul 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 15 Jul 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 May 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 May 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 28 Jul 2015 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 28 Jul 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 Dec 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Mar 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Aug 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Dec 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Nov 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Feb 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Dec 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Mar 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2007)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Nov 2009 1 files
    Public certification announcement 09 Nov 2009 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 12 Oct 2009 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 12 Oct 2009 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Aug 2009 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Aug 2009 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 12 May 2008 2 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 26 Jun 2008 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 09 Jul 2007 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Aug 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Jan 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Mar 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 May 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Oct 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (188.94 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (262.93 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (188.84 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Response PDF (188.94 Kb) 18 Mar 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Mar 2013 2 files
    Surveillance report 09 May 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (181.13 Kb) 05 Mar 2013
    Variation Request PDF (344.00 Kb) 15 Nov 2012
    Variation Response PDF (183.46 Kb) 14 Mar 2013
    Variation Response PDF (181.09 Kb) 15 Nov 2012
    Variation Request PDF (79.78 Kb) 05 Mar 2013
    Variation Request PDF (342.33 Kb) 14 Mar 2013

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Sep 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Nov 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0200 Lyrate hard clam (Meretrix lyrata) Miscellaneous Gear: Hand gathering, usually following re-laying of spat (‘seed’) in previous years 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Nov 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jan 2011 1 files