Inactive FIP Directory

FIP Namesort descending Reason for Inactivity Explanation (Other)
INACTIVE Adriatic Sea European sardine - purse seine
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Barents Sea king crab - pot/trap (Keyport LLC)
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Barents Sea snow crab - pot/trap (Odyssey Enterprises)
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Brazil South Atlantic swordfish - longline
  • At FIP's request
INACTIVE Canada Lake Erie rainbow smelt - trawl
  • Other
The Lake Erie Rainbow Smelt fishery is voluntarily inactivating its FIP until the MSC has completed its review of forage related sections in the Fisheries Standard.
INACTIVE Canada Newfoundland and Labrador lobster - pot/trap
  • Missed two consecutive reports
  • Failed to meet social responsibility policy
INACTIVE China crayfish - pot/trap
  • Missed deadline for three year audit report
INACTIVE East China Sea and Yellow Sea Japanese flying squid - trawl
  • At FIP's request
  • Other
Major changes in the nature of the fishery have led to the need for re-assessing the scope of improvements and work plan actions.
INACTIVE Gambia sole - bottom set gillnet
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Hawaii bigeye tuna and swordfish – longline
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE India Palk Bay flower shrimp - trawl
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE India threadfin bream - trawl
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Indonesia Aru and Arafura demersal fish - longline
  • Merged with another FIP
INACTIVE Indonesia Indian Ocean tuna - longline
  • Merged with another FIP
INACTIVE Indonesia Jepara blue swimming crab - bottom gillnet
  • Lack of stakeholder support
INACTIVE Indonesia Makassar Strait snapper and grouper - longline and dropline
  • Merged with another FIP
INACTIVE Indonesia Maros blue swimming crab - trap
  • Lack of stakeholder support
INACTIVE Indonesia North Java Sea snapper and grouper - handline and dropline
  • Merged with another FIP
INACTIVE Indonesia Southeast Sulawesi yellowfin tuna and skipjack tuna - purse seine
  • Missed deadline for three year audit report
INACTIVE Japan albacore tuna - longline
  • At FIP's request
INACTIVE Japan Hiroshima Pacific oyster - rope grown
  • Other
FIP withdrew from the MSC certification process and confirmed it did not plan to reactivate.
INACTIVE Lower Mekong Delta Kien Giang multispecies - trawl
  • Lack of stakeholder support
INACTIVE Mexico Gulf of California small scale blue shrimp - drift net/cast net/bottom trawl
  • At FIP's request
  • Other
FIP has completed workplan actions but has not achieved overall objectives. FIP is developing a new workplan with plans to reactivate in summer 2022.
INACTIVE Mexico Pacific Ocean shrimp - bottom trawl
  • Other
FIP fell out of MSC certification process and has not confirmed it plans to reactivate.
INACTIVE Mexico Puerto Libertad clams - hookah
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Mexico Quintana Roo spiny lobster – casitas/hand-harvest
  • Missed deadline for three year audit report
INACTIVE New England ocean perch - hook and line/otter trawl
  • Other
FisheryProgress could not reach the FIP leads in order to demonstrate they are included in the MSC certificate for this fishery.
INACTIVE New England silver hake - trawl
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE North Pacific blue shark and swordfish - longline
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Panama shrimp - bottom trawl
  • At FIP's request
INACTIVE Peru hake - industrial bottom trawl
  • Missed two consecutive reports
  • Missed deadline for three year audit report
INACTIVE Peru mahi-mahi - longline (Confremar)
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Peru South Pacific Ocean swordfish - longline
  • Missed two consecutive reports
INACTIVE Philippines blue swimming crab - bottom-set gillnet & pot/trap (PACPI)
  • Missed deadline for three year audit report
INACTIVE Russia Amur River/Sakhalin Gulf salmon - trap net/beach seine/weir/gillnet
  • Lack of funding
INACTIVE Shantou-Taiwan shortarm octopus - jig
  • Merged with another FIP
INACTIVE Southern Brazil monkfish - gillnet
  • Other
Lack of (adequate) customers to sell the product.
INACTIVE Thailand longtail tuna - purse seine
  • Missed deadline for three year audit report
INACTIVE US Jonah crab- pot/trap
  • Lack of funding
INACTIVE Vietnam blue swimming crab - bottom gillnet/pot/trap
  • Other
Lack of ability to implement and enforce meaningful regulation