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Setting fisheries on the path to sustainability

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FishPath is an approach to setting fisheries on the path to sustainability. Its main element is a stakeholder engagement process guided by the online FishPath decision-support tool. Our comprehensive approach also includes workshops, trainings, and resources for delivering tailored solutions to the management challenges of each unique fishery.

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FishPath Process

Understand the FishPath engagement process.

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FishPath Tool

Use the FishPath tool and learn about how it works.

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About FishPath

Learn about the origins of FishPath and our team.

where we are applying FishPath

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Featured Cases
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Bahamas

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Bahamas
The Bahamas FishPath process is focused on the Queen Conch Fishery (Lobatus gigas). 

Bahamas

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Bahamas
The Bahamas FishPath process is focused on the Queen Conch Fishery (Lobatus gigas). 

Mexico

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Mexico
In Mexico, the FishPath process is being applied in the Huachinango fishery (Lutjanus peru) in the Gulf of California and the Mexican Pacific.

Mexico

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Mexico
In Mexico, the FishPath process is being applied in the Huachinango fishery (Lutjanus peru) in the Gulf of California and the Mexican Pacific.

Chile

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Chile
The application of FishPath in Chile is focused on bringing stakeholders together to improve management of coastal finfish fisheries, such as Vieja negra (Graus nigra).

Chile

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Chile
The application of FishPath in Chile is focused on bringing stakeholders together to improve management of coastal finfish fisheries, such as Vieja negra (Graus nigra).

Peru

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Peru
The FishPath process was shaped in Peru, where a strong agency partnership has led to assessment of numerous coastal fisheries and stronger technical capacity. 

Peru

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Peru
The FishPath process was shaped in Peru, where a strong agency partnership has led to assessment of numerous coastal fisheries and stronger technical capacity. 

Hawai'i

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Hawai'i
In Hawai'i, a multi-stakeholder group is using the FishPath process in the co-development of adaptive, ecosystem-based fisheries management plans that can be scaled to additional communities throughout the islands.

Hawai'i

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Hawai'i
In Hawai'i, a multi-stakeholder group is using the FishPath process in the co-development of adaptive, ecosystem-based fisheries management plans that can be scaled to additional communities throughout the islands.

Spain

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Spain
FishPath was applied in Spain through a collaboration with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

Spain

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Spain
FishPath was applied in Spain through a collaboration with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

California

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The assessment section of the FishPath tool was used in the California rock crab fishery.

California

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The assessment section of the FishPath tool was used in the California rock crab fishery.

Australia

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Australia
Led by CSIRO, the FishPath process is being undertaken for multiple inshore coastal fisheries in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Australia

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Australia
Led by CSIRO, the FishPath process is being undertaken for multiple inshore coastal fisheries in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Indonesia

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Indonesia
In Indonesia, FishPath is being led by scientists at NOAA Fisheries, applied at both the national level and in West Papuan fisheries.

Indonesia

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Indonesia
In Indonesia, FishPath is being led by scientists at NOAA Fisheries, applied at both the national level and in West Papuan fisheries.

Kenya

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Kenya
The FishPath process and tool were initially applied and refined in Kenya during the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) working group, with additional projects planned for 2021 for lobster and octopus fisheries.

Kenya

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Kenya
The FishPath process and tool were initially applied and refined in Kenya during the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) working group, with additional projects planned for 2021 for lobster and octopus fisheries.

Seychelles

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Seychelles
FishPath was introduced in Seychelles through an initial workshop focused on the spiny lobster fishery in Seychelles, led by CSIRO and NOAA Fisheries, with follow-up refinements and application to additional fisheries planned for 2021.

Seychelles

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Seychelles
FishPath was introduced in Seychelles through an initial workshop focused on the spiny lobster fishery in Seychelles, led by CSIRO and NOAA Fisheries, with follow-up refinements and application to additional fisheries planned for 2021.

Alaska

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Alaska
In Alaska, the FishPath tool is being used to guide the development of fishery management plans for state-managed rockfish.

Alaska

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Alaska
In Alaska, the FishPath tool is being used to guide the development of fishery management plans for state-managed rockfish.

Brazil

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Brazil
In Brazil, the FishPath tool was used as a decision-support system in the initial steps of a broader process to develop fishery management actions for demersal fisheries along the coast of the Rio Grande do Sul state.

Brazil

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Brazil
In Brazil, the FishPath tool was used as a decision-support system in the initial steps of a broader process to develop fishery management actions for demersal fisheries along the coast of the Rio Grande do Sul state.
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