Certifier : 
SCS Global Services
Certified status : 
Certified with Unit(s) in Assessment
Certified since : 
21 Jun 2018
Certificate expires : 
20 Dec 2023

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 comment draft report 29 Nov 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement = Open consultation 18 Nov 2022 1 files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Sep 2022 1 files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Jul 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (141.41 Kb) 29 Nov 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
    Variation Response PDF (2199.34 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.34 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.34 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.34 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (322.62 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
  • Initial assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1995 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1612 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1997 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1996 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1613 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1994 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 21 Jun 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 21 Jun 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (349.42 Kb) 03 Aug 2019

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 03 May 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 03 May 2018 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 08 Mar 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Mar 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (345.59 Kb) 18 Jan 2018

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Nov 2017 3 files
    Peer review confirmation 02 Dec 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (198.11 Kb) 05 Feb 2018

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 06 May 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Certificate Sharing Statement PDF (502.66 Kb) 06 May 2017
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change in Assessment Team PDF (337.17 Kb) 02 Oct 2017

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 05 Feb 2018 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2685 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2684 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-2686 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 29 Nov 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 18 Nov 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Jul 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 15 Apr 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 17 May 2022 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 15 Apr 2022 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 24 Oct 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1997 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1612 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1995 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1613 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1996 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1994 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 Apr 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Sep 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1612 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1997 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1995 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1996 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1613 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1994 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 May 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Dec 2020 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1997 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1995 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1612 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1994 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1613 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1996 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report and announcement 04 Jun 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 04 Jun 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 07 May 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 13 May 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 04 Mar 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 04 Mar 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 18 Aug 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 25 Mar 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input 22 May 2020 1 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 25 Mar 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 04 Mar 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1612 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1995 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1997 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1613 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1994 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)
      UoC-1996 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 71 (Pacific, Western Central), 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Jan 2020 1 files