MRAG Ltd has a global network of multi-lingual assessors who can conduct traceability audits for fish factories, wholesalers, retailers, traders and vessels. MRAG traceability assessments can be part of a bespoke risk assessment encompassing other risk areas to suit the needs of your business.

MRAG can conduct an independent audit of tuna suppliers to assess their ability to make FAD-Free claims. The audit is an assessment of the FAD-Free fishing policy and practices, and traceability from the specific FAD-Free set within the fishing trip, to the final product.

Services include:

  • Traceability rapid assessment
  • FAD-free tuna audit



Title Region End Date
Consolidation and review of data from members of Certification and Ratings Collaboration

Members of the Collaboration are global seafood certification and ratings programs…

Assessing 10 Key Fisheries for the US Market against the WWF Traceability Principles

This project provided a simple summary analysis of ten fisheries selected by WWF-US…

WWF Seafood Traceability Assessment Methodology

MRAG were requested to development an assessment methodology for benchmarking the…

Technical Recommendations to Improve the EU IUU Regulation Catch Certificate System

A coalition of NGO’s (The Environmental Justice Foundation, Oceana, The Pew Charitable…

MRAG Project Tracking IUU product to UK markets

This product aimed analyse the potential amount of IUU product making its way into the…

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Fisheries Management.

The work undertaken by MRAG for Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich…

Atlantic Ocean
MRAG Project Developing Policy Recommendations on the exclusion of Illegal Fishery Products from Supply Chains in UK

The overall objective of the study was to contribute to developing a range practical…

MRAG Project The impact of EU commercial fisheries policies and practice on international trade in fisheries products

The European Union is a major player in world fisheries in both the catching sector…