National Evaluation of Cooperative Data Gathering in Fisheries

NFCC used seven case studies of cooperative data gathering and research efforts, from the Bering Sea to the North Atlantic, to identify key insights useful for improving the design and implementation of such efforts in the future. The case studies included examples of government/industry partnership in gear development, biological surveys, observer programs, and ecological studies.

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Identifying Fisheries Research Needs

NFCC supported the Sloan Foundation’s initial planning efforts for a Census of the Fishes, which evolved into the Census of Marine Life, by reviewing a wide range of fishery council stock assessments and planning documents to extract region- and species-specific research and data needs. This information contributed to the Sloan Foundation’s assessment of the needed […]

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