BC Spiny Dogfish Fishery should be certified as sustainableIan Scott, Moody Marine, Ltd. 21 July 2011.
British Columbia Hook & Line Spiny Dogfish Fishery
Marine Stewardship Council Certification
Certification Body: Moody Marine Ltd
Announcement of Determination and Release of the Final Report for Stakeholder Consultation
Following a 30 day period of comment on the Draft Report, the independent Governing Board of the
certification body for the above fishery, Moody Marine Ltd, has reviewed the report of the assessment team,
the reports of the peer reviewers and all stakeholder comments.
The Determination reached by the certification body is that the BRITISH COLUMBIA HOOK & LINE
SPINY DOGFISH FISHERY SHOULD be certified according to the MSC Principles and Criteria.
Please note that this is a determination, not a final certification result. This fishery is therefore not
certified, nor is it able to use the MSC’s logo on any products until the final consultation period has
The Final Report relating to this assessment is now available here (PDF).