Unit of Assessment public consultation March 2018

Start date: 15 March 2018
End date: 15 April 2018


We requested stakeholder feedback on the proposed language and guidance in the FCR.

Received feedback will be incorporated ahead of any amendment to the final Fisheries Certification Requirements (FCR) for publication in August 2018.

Consultation is closed.

Listen to Rohan Currey, Fisheries Standard Director, talk through the UoA program development.


For previous feedback received:

Potential interactions with other work

This program improvement also has interactions with the Fishery Traceability project.

Next Steps

All feedback received during the consultation period will be published on this website after the consultation closes and respondents informed. Comments will not be attributed to their author.

Stakeholder feedback will be considered and the final wording for the revised FCR will be amended as necessary and confirmed by the MSC Technical Advisory Board (TAB) and Board of Trustees, with the revised FCR v2.2 scheduled for release in August 2018.

Further Information

For further information please contact Adrian Gutteridge () or Hannah Norbury ()

Consultation documents

The following supporting documents are available for this consultation.