Project Name:

MSC Assessment: Skagerrak, Kattegat and Norwegian Deeps Prawn Fishery 


Launis Fiskekonserves A/S.  - Project Dates:   January 2009 - December 2009

Detailed narrative description of project:

This fishery in the Skagerrak, Kattegat and Norwegian Deeps (‘Skagerrak/Norwegian Deeps’) is managed under a joint Norway-EU agreement and is undergoing assessment agaisnt the MSC fishereis certification principles and criteria. Management is based on survey and stock assessment modelling and the fishery is managed through a TAC. The gears used are demersal trawls, although different gear is used in the Norwegian EEZ and Fishery Protection Zone.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

A Poseidon director is one of the three team members and will be responsible for Principle 2 (species and ecosystem impacts)