Public Notice: Final colours South African and International species

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Dear SASSI community,

WWF-SASSI has finalised WWF-SASSI assessments for a number of priority South African and international species for inclusion onto the WWF-SASSI list and consumer tools. The SANCOR community and the public were provided an opportunity to comment on the draft assessments per the WWF-SASSI notifications to the SANCOR community and WWF-SASSI stakeholders on 19 January 2017 for local species and on 13 February 2017 for international species. WWF-SASSI has now completed the review process, incorporating public comments and an external review process for the local species. The public, including interested and affected parties, are hereby notified of the final assessment outcomes listed in two tables below

These final WWF-SASSI assessment results will be included in all WWF-SASSI materials and consumer tools, which will be available to the public after 60 days from this communication (19 June 2017).

For further information, please read the attached assessment protocol, visit the WWF-SASSI website

(http://wwfsassi.co.za/), and/or send us a message at sassi@wwf.org.za.  Please note WWF-SASSI will be sending out an additional DRAFT local and international species list for comments.

Thank you for your support and participation in the WWF-SASSI assessment process!

WWF-SASSI

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SOUTH AFRICAN FISHERIES – FINAL 2017 ASSESSMENTS

Fishery Species Final Colour
Agulhas sole (Austroglossus pectoralis) ORANGE
Inshore trawl Biscuit Skates (Raja straeleni) RED
Carpenter (Argyrozona argyrozona) ORANGE*
Cape Dory (Zeus capensis) ORANGE
Gurnards (Chelidonichthys capensis) ORANGE
Panga (Pterogymnus laniarus) ORANGE*
Red Stumpnose (Chrysoblephus gibbiceps) RED
White Stumpnose (Rhabdosargus globiceps) RED
Offshore trawl Gurnards (Chelidonichthys capensis) ORANGE*
Pelagic longline Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares) ORANGE
Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares) ORANGE
Purse seine Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) GREEN
Red-eye round herring (Etrumeus whiteheadi) GREEN
Sardine (Sardinops sagax) ORANGE*

*Indicates a colour changes from the previous assessments.

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES – FINAL 2017 SASSI ASSESSMENTS

Species Country/Region (fao area) Fishing Method Final Colour
Blood snapper(Lutjanus sanguineus) Mozambique Linefishery RED
Crab, Blue swimming(Portunus pelagicus) Indonesia (51, 57) Demersal Otter Trawl RED
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES IIIa, ICES IV, ICES VIId) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES IIIa, ICES 22 – 24) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES 25 – 29, 31) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES 28.1  -Gulf of Riga) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (Norwegian Spawning Spring Stock) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES 30) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES VIIa, g-k:  Irish, Celtic sea, South of Ireland) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES VIa, ICES VIIb, ICES VIIc) Midwater Trawl ORANGE
Herring(Clupea harengus) 27 (ICES Va: Iceland and East Greenland EEZ) Purse seine GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) 27 (ICES IIIa, ICES IV, ICES VIId: North Sea) Purse seine GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) 27 (Norwegian Spawning Spring Stock) Purse seine GREEN
Herring(Clupea harengus) FAO 27 (ICES VIa, ICES VIIb, ICES VIIc) Purse Seine ORANGE
Narrow-bandedSpanish mackerel(Scomberomorus commerson) Mozambique Linefishery RED
Prawn, Cold water(Pandalus borealis) Norway (27) Demersal Otter Trawl ORANGE
Prawn, Indian(Litopenaeus vannamei) India (04) Farmed – Pond ORANGE (BAP 4 STAR)
Prawn, Indian(Litopenaeus vannamei) India (04) Farmed – Pond RED (BAP 2 STAR)
Prawn, Indian(Litopenaeus vannamei) Thailand (71) Farmed – Open recirculating RED
Prawn, Pink 
(Haliporoides triarthrus) Mozambique Offshore Demersal Trawl RED
Santer(Cheimerius nufar) Mozambique Linefishery RED
Slinger(Chrysoblephus puniceus) Mozambique Linefishery RED
Sprat/ Brisling Sardine(Sprattus sprattus) FAO 27 (ICES IV) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Sprat/ Brisling Sardine(Sprattus sprattus) FAO 27 (ICES VIIa, b) Midwater Trawl ORANGE
Sprat/ Brisling Sardine(Sprattus sprattus) FAO 27 (ICES 22 -32) Midwater Trawl ORANGE
Sprat/ Brisling Sardine(Sprattus sprattus) FAO 27 (IIIa) Midwater Trawl ORANGE
Sprat/ Brisling Sardine(Sprattus sprattus) FAO 27 (VI, VIIa-c, VIIf-k) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Sprat/ Brisling Sardine(Sprattus sprattus) FAO 27 (VIId,e) Midwater Trawl GREEN
Squid, Argentine shortfin(Illex argentines) South Western  Atlantic and Falklands (41) Jigging GREEN
Squid, Argentine shortfin(Illex argentines) South Western  Atlantic and Falklands(41) Midwater Trawl ORANGE
Squid, European(Todarodes sagittatus) Europe (FAO 27) Jigging GREEN
Squid, European(Todarodes sagittatus) Europe (FAO 34) Jigging GREEN
Squid, Giant(Dosidicus gigas) Peru (FAO 87) Jigging GREEN
Squid, Japanese Flying(Todarodes pacificus) North West Pacific (61) Jigging ORANGE
Squid, Japanese Flying(Todarodes pacificus) North West Pacific (61) Midwater Trawl ORANGE
Squid, Patagonian(Doryteuthis gahi – formallyLoligo gahi) Peru, Argentina & Falklands (41, 87) Jigging GREEN
Squid, Patagonian(Doryteuthis gahi – formally Loligo gahi) Peru, Argentina & Falklands (41, 87) Demersal Otter Trawl ORANGE
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Eastern Atlantic Ocean (27, 34, 47) FAD-associated purse seine RED
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Eastern Atlantic Ocean (27, 34, 47) Non–FAD-associated purse seine ORANGE
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Eastern Atlantic Ocean (27, 34, 47) Pole & line ORANGE
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Eastern Pacific Ocean (77, 81, 87) FAD-associated purse seine RED
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Eastern Pacific Ocean (77, 81, 87) Non–FAD-associated purse seine ORANGE
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Indian Ocean (51, 57) Gill nets RED
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Western Atlantic Ocean (21, 31, 41) Non–FAD-associated purse seine ORANGE
Tuna, Skipjack(Katsuwonus pelamis) Western Atlantic Ocean (21, 31, 41) Pole & Line ORANGE
White-edged rockcod(Epinephelus albomarginatus) Mozambique Linefishery RED

*Indicates a colour changes from the previous assessment

 

Download pdf here: 2017 May Assesment Outcomes_Final