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HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS

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SUSTAINABLE FISHING

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EDUCATION

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EMERGING ISSUES

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FISHERIES FOR FISHERS INITIATIVE

Ensuring that fishers are engaged and empowered to contribute to the wise management of the region’s marine resources.

ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Building capacity in partnership with the region’s Marine Protected Areas managers.

FOUNDED IN 1947

Advancing the goals of sustainable use, wise
management, conservation, and restoration of
marine and estuarine fisheries and resources in
the Region by providing a forum for the exchange
of information and perspectives among
decision-makers, scientists, managers, educators,
resource users, and students.

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GLADDING MEMORIAL AWARD

Peter Gladding was a model of the commercial fisher who became a profoundly influential conservationist. His vision of responsible fisheries management from the industry perspective helped lead to the establishment of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve in Florida. Read mroe about his life and this fitting tribute.

72nd ANNUAL GCFI

Punta, Cana
November 2019

The 72nd Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute will be held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in November 2019. Please visit the conference web page for more information.

La membresía del GCFI está compuesta por casi 40 naciones y representa un grupo diversio de personas en la región. ¡Nos gustaría mostrar esta diversidad antes de #GCFI72 al tener una campaña #IAmGCFI donde compartamos historias de personas y queremos que TÚ te involucres! pic.twitter.com/s5k7LTJo5u