Cold-Water Shrimp Sector Group Fisheries List 

(updated January 2015)

Fishery name

Evaluation Category1

Improvement Recommendations

Supplier Roundtable

Improvement Status

FIP Progress Rating

Northern prawn - Atlantic Canada, E. Scotian shelf, Areas 13-15 (MSC Client: ASP)

B

Canada northern prawn, East Scotian shelf

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Atlantic Canada, E. Scotian shelf, Areas 13-15 (MSC Client: NP, ACPI, PBB)

B

Canada northern prawn, East Scotian shelf

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Atlantic Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Area 8 (Esquiman) (MSC-Client: ASP, AQIP, PBB, ACPI)

B

Canada northern prawn, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Esquiman Channel

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Atlantic Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Areas 9, 10, and 12 (MSC-Client: AQIP, PBB, ACPI)

B

Canada northern prawn, Gulf of St. Lawrence

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Skagerrak and Norwegian deep

B

Skagerrak and Norwegian deep northern prawn

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern prawn - Skagerrak and Norwegian deep, Norwegian fishery

B

Skagerrak and Norwegian deep northern prawn, Norwegian fishery

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern prawn - Skagerrak and Norwegian deep, Swedish Fishery (MSC-Client: GFA)

B

Skagerrak and Norwegian deep northern prawn, Swedish fishery in MSC full assessment

See MSC program

Northern prawn - W. Greenland Area 1, Canadian fishery (MSC Client: CAPP, NC)

B

West Greenland northern prawn, Canadian fishery

See MSC program

Northern prawn - W. Greenland NAFO Areas 1A-1F & 0A, Canadian fishery

B

West Greenland northern prawn, Canadian fishery

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern prawn - W. Greenland NAFO Areas 1A-1F & 0B, Greenlandic fishery (MSC Client: SFG)

B

West Greenland northern prawn, Greenlandic fishery

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Atlantic Canada, Area 7 (MSC Client: CAPP, NC)

C

Canada northern prawn area 7

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Barents Sea, Estonian fishery (MSC Client: R&RS)

C

Barents Sea northern prawn, Estonian fishery

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Barents Sea, Danish Faroe Islands fishery (MSC Client: MAR)

C

Barents Sea northern prawn, Danish Faroe Islands fishery

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Barents Sea, Norwegian fishery (MSC Client: NF)

C

Barents Sea northern prawn, Norwegian fishery

See MSC program

Northern prawn - Flemish cap

C

Flemish cap northern prawn

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern prawn - Icelandic offshore

C

Iceland northern prawn

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern prawn - US Gulf of Maine (traps)

C

US Gulf of Maine northern prawn, trap caught

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern prawn - US Gulf of Maine (otter trawls)

C

US Gulf of Maine northern prawn, trawl caught

No FIP - Contact SFP

1Evaluation Categories:

Category A – Very well managed fisheries that score 8 and above across all FishSource scores

Category B – Well managed fisheries that score 6 and above across all FishSource scores

Category C – Poorly managed fisheries where at least one FishSource score is below 6

Please refer to the 2013 SFP Sustainability Overview of Wild Fisheries that Supply Shrimp for a more in-depth explanation of the Evaluation Categories.