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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 Examples
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Bahamas

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Bahamas
In the Bahamas, FishPath is being applied to the Queen Conch and to snapper and grouper fisheries.

Bahamas

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Bahamas
In the Bahamas, FishPath is being applied to the Queen Conch and to snapper and grouper fisheries.

Mexico

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Mexico
In Mexico, the FishPath process has been applied in the red snapper fishery and recently extended to the finfish fishery in the Gulf of California.

Mexico

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Mexico
In Mexico, the FishPath process has been applied in the red snapper fishery and recently extended to the finfish fishery in the Gulf of California.

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 among fisheries agency in the country.

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 among fisheries agency in the country.

Hawai'i

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Hawai'i
In Hawai'i, the FishPath process is supporting the development of community-based fisheries management plans.

Hawai'i

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Hawai'i
In Hawai'i, the FishPath process is supporting the development of community-based fisheries management plans.

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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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 in Kenya is supporting the improvement of priority fisheries including the lobster and octopus fisheries.

Kenya

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Kenya
The FishPath process in Kenya is supporting the improvement of priority fisheries including the lobster and octopus fisheries.

Seychelles

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Seychelles
FishPath is being applied in Seychelles in collaboration with the Seychelles Fishing Authority, starting with the Spanner crab fishery.

Seychelles

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Seychelles
FishPath is being applied in Seychelles in collaboration with the Seychelles Fishing Authority, starting with the Spanner crab fishery.

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.

American Samoa

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American Samoa
During 2022, the FishPath Tool was used in a week-long virtual workshop to support the process of drafting a sustainable fisheries management plan for coral reef finfish fisheries in American Samoa.

American Samoa

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American Samoa
During 2022, the FishPath Tool was used in a week-long virtual workshop to support the process of drafting a sustainable fisheries management plan for coral reef finfish fisheries in American Samoa.

Guam

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Guam
During 2022, the FishPath Tool was used in a week-long hybrid in-person/ virtual workshop to support the process of drafting a sustainable fisheries management plan for coral reef finfish fisheries in Guam.

Guam

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Guam
During 2022, the FishPath Tool was used in a week-long hybrid in-person/ virtual workshop to support the process of drafting a sustainable fisheries management plan for coral reef finfish fisheries in Guam.
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