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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.

GCFI73

Stories From The Field

November 2 – 6, 2020

GCFI is pleased to announce that the 73rd annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI73) is being run in a significantly abbreviated form as an entirely virtual event. GCFI73 will be a mix of science and fun activities comprised of an e-poster session, invited talks, workshops, a Speed Science Student Competition, a GCFI Story Slam, and the CINEFISH Film Festival. It is the intention of GCFI to provide the current state of the science while also infusing entertaining elements into the event. Please visit the GCFI Conference Website for further details on all activities.

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