Goal 1: The marine ecosystem will be resilient and will sustain the seafood industry.

Recommendation 1.1: Encourage sustainable fishing practices that protect fish and shellfis...

Action 1.1.2

Improve data collection methods, systems, and technology for ‘fishery dependent’ and ‘fishery independent’ fish stocks. NOAA’s Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning project and the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program are leads in fishery dependent data collection.

MFSC regularly updates Action items with information about related projects, organizations, legislation, news, and other activities. If you have a suggestion for an update, please email Director Winton Pitcoff.