Highlights

Social Sciences Branch Collaborates with GMRI on Groundfish Sector Viability study
GF Council Meeting
This multi-year collaborative project evaluates the viability of sectors as businesses and how sectors could use market pricing and leasing data to improve the effectiveness of their organizations..See more >>
SSB Representation at Maine Fishermen's Forum
GF Council Meeting
SSB Economist Dr. Tammy Murphy, presented a preliminary analysis of the latest annual cost data in Maine Fishermen's Forum. See the presentation here >>
Fishing Year 2012 Groundfish Fishery Performance Report Issued
GF Council Meeting
The full report on the economic performance of the vessels active in the Northeast groundfish fishery in fishing year 2012 can be accessed from here. In a hurry, click here.

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Waterfront Art

The Working Waterfront Festival presents an opportunity to learn about Commercial Fishing in the U.S. The SSB's Voices from the Fisheries project in collaboration with the Festival Committee provides a platform for sharing the histories of fishermen and others working in the industry.

Recent PublicationsNEW

Kathryn D Bisack and Gisele Magnusson, Measuring the Economic Value of Increased Precision in Scientific Estimates of Marine Mammal Abundance and Bycatch: Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena in the Northeast U.S. Gill-Net Fishery, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 34: 311-321, 2014. Available online

Chhandita Das, Northeast trip cost data - overview, estimation, and predictions. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-227, 2014. Available online

Chhandita Das, An overview of the annual cost survey protocol and results in the northeastern region (2007-2009). NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-226, 2014. Available online

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