Certifier : 
q.inspecta GmbH
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
23 Jun 2016
Certificate expires : 
22 Dec 2026

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 Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 16 Dec 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Vessel List 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 18 Oct 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1162 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Falling Gear 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1163 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1161 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps - Pots 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1164 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1191 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Seine Nets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (1425.43 Kb) 15 Dec 2021
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (200.99 Kb) 16 Dec 2021

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 14 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 18 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 30 Aug 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 30 Aug 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 16 Jun 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 31 Mar 2021 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 31 Mar 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 30 Mar 2021 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1162 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Falling Gear 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1163 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1161 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps - Pots 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1164 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1191 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Seine Nets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 23 Jun 2016 2 files
    Public certification announcement 20 Jun 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

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

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 17 Mar 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report 14 Mar 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 09 Dec 2015 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 23 Dec 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 18 Feb 2015 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 20 Feb 2015 1 files
    Use of the RBF 23 Feb 2015 1 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 30 Mar 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 03 Feb 2015 5 files
    Stakeholder announcement 03 Feb 2015 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 18 Feb 2015 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 19 Nov 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1162 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Falling Gear 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1163 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1161 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps - Pots 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1164 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1191 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Seine Nets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Oct 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jan 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1162 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Falling Gear 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1163 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1161 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps - Pots 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1164 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1191 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Seine Nets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 Jul 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Sep 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1162 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Falling Gear 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1163 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1161 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps - Pots 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1164 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1191 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Seine Nets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Apr 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Jul 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1162 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Falling Gear 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1163 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1161 Blue swimmer crab (Portunus armatus) Traps - Pots 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1164 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-1191 Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) Seine Nets 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Jun 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Sep 2017 1 files