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Understanding the Role of Data in Fisheries Management
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

From catch and landings data to ecological data, many different sources of information inform our understanding of how we manage fish...

Supply Chain Perspectives from Trawl to Table
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

Many factors go into the decisions made along the seafood supply chain, from the fisherman deciding whether to take a fishing trip, to the...

Web-Based Dashboard Reveals Effects of Catch Share Program
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

The shift to catch shares in 2010 fundamentally altered the Northeast groundfish fishery. Stakeholders, managers, and scientists frequently...

NEFMC Nearing Decision On Omnibus Habitat Amendment
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

After more than 10 years of on-again, off-again deliberations, the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) is preparing to take...

Workshop Explores Avenues For Data System Improvements
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

The Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Workshop was held in New Bedford, Massachusetts on June 30th and July 1st, and...

Researchers Launch Long-Term, Comprehensive Casco Bay Study
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

This is a time of great change for the Gulf of Maine. Over the last 40 years, the region’s waters have seen drastic declines in groundfish...

Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Effort Prepares for Phase II
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

In September 2013, NOAA Fisheries initiated the Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Project, a collaborative effort to...

Exploring the Business of Groundfish Sectors
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

As part of GMRI's ongoing technical assistance to groundfish sectors, Fisheries Technical Assistance Program and Research staff are...

Climate Change in Fisheries Brings Stakeholders Together in D.C.
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

Climate change continues to remain the focus of various regional and national workshops, meetings, and conferences. Twice within the first...

Businesses Create an Eat Dogfish World
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

Dogfish. The word alone can incite scorn among fishermen as the treacherous, yet practically worthless species that fishing nets cant stay...

Ocean Acidification: A Growing Concern in the Gulf of Maine
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

When carbon dioxide dissolves into seawater, it forms carbonic acid that lowers the waters pH, making the more acidic--this is ocean...

MREP expands to Southeast US Fishery Region
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Over the past decade, GMRI has collaborated with New England fishing industry members John Williamson and Mary Beth Tooley to deliver the...

Fishing Area Selectivity Tool (FAST) Expands Focus and Functionality
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

For the last three years, GMRI has worked with the groundfish industry to pilot a web-based portal and mapping tool to enable an industry-...

Preparing for Emerging Fisheries
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Earlier issues of Waypoints highlight how warming ocean temperatures, driven by climate change, are changing physical and ecological...

Electronic Monitoring: A Promising Alternative to At-Sea Monitoring in the New England Groundfish Fishery
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Recent US federal budget cuts and looming industry cost-sharing mechanisms have developed a need to explore more cost-effective and...

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